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Heroin

In Heroin, teenager Janesse Nieves confronts her father about his heroin addiction, and eloquently shares her own feelings of confusion, anger, embarrassment and disgust.

Best Documentary: Silver2001 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition

2001 / Czerina Patel / Janesse Nieves / Marianne McCune / WNYC's Radio Rookies, USA

In Heroin, teenager Janesse Nieves confronts her father about his heroin addiction, and eloquently shares her own feelings of confusion, anger, embarrassment and disgust.

Heroin won the Best Documentary: Silver Award in the 2001 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition.


produced by

Czerina Patel

Czerina Patel is the Executive Director of Yenza – an organization which helps the global community better know the African people and which seeks to reveal the brightness, talent, and beauty of Africa.

Janesse Nieves

Janesse Nieves participated in the Radio Rookies program at WNYC in 2001.


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