Hollow Metropolis Films Announces Drug Addiction Documentary “Fall Fight Shine”


WASHINGTON – July 24, 2022 – (Newswire.com)

Producers Jeff Wincot and Charlotte Wincot from Hollow Metropolis Films announce the release of their addiction documentary “fall fightwhich will be available on various digital platforms on August 1, 2022.

“Fall Fight Shine” features the recovery story of Canadian martial arts actor Jeff Wincott. By the age of 41, Wincott had starred in the hit TV series ‘Night Heat’ and appeared in a dozen movies including ‘Martial Outlaw’ and ‘Mission of Justice’ before he overdosed on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles. Angeles. Wincott entered treatment and has since recovered, reinventing her career with appearances in numerous television shows (“The Wire”, “24”, “The Night Of”, “Sons of Anarchy”) and independent films ( “Lake City”, “Kringle Time”, “The Trouble with Elvis”).

Filmmaker and neuroscientist Charlotte Wincott has collaborated with many addiction experts to tell the science stories that make up “Fall Fight Shine,” which is her first documentary film. Scientists and experts explain the biology behind addiction along with the challenges and pathways to recovery. Dr. Wincott, who studied neuroscience at NYU and conducted addiction research at Rockefeller University, started making movies several years ago to tell relatable stories with scientific themes. “Science is not always interesting or accessible to non-scientists and I want to change that.”

The documentary uses artistic imagery, electronic music, dreamlike recreation scenes and scientific metaphors to teach viewers about the brain and the ramifications of a disease that affects millions of people all over the world. The film premiered at The Art of Recovery film festival in the greater Miami area in September 2021 and won Best Documentary at the Hollywood Women’s International Film Festival. It was shortlisted and an official finalist at a number of other film festivals, including the Raw Science Film Festival, and has been featured in college outreach events to educate the public about substance use disorders. Dr. Wincott received the Hollywood Women’s Film Institute Activism Award for her work in the field of addiction.

Earlier this year, Hollow Metropolis Films’ first narrative feature was released, “The Issue with Elvis.” The film starred Jeff Wincott and won more than a dozen awards at international film festivals, including several Best Feature Awards.

Press contact: Hollow Metropolis Films (202)425-1692

Official trailer: https://youtu.be/ut4iqtBNqiQ

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ABOUT HOLLOW METROPOLIS FILMS: Hollow Metropolis Films is a production company based in Washington, DC. Created in 2018 by co-founders Charlotte Wincott and Jeff Wincott, the producer duo aim to tell stories that are both artistic and educational, often using fiction to highlight social issues and convey scientific concepts.

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