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Brother

Special | 14m 21s | Video has closed captioning.

A filmmaker's intimate phone calls with her brother explore his fragile recovery from opioid addiction. Using imaginative animation, they journey both into the cosmos—a place her brother has encyclopedic knowledge about—and an all-too-real world where shame and pain take their toll.

Aired: 07/06/22

Expires: 07/06/27

Rating: NR

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