Love in the Time of Fentanyl

Love in the Time of Fentanyl, 80 min, 2022

A group of misfits, artists, and drug users operates a renegade safe injection site in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Love in the Time of Fentanyl is an intimate portrait of a community fighting to save lives and keep hope alive in a neighbourhood ravaged by the overdose crisis.


Love in the Time of Fentanyl had its World Premiere at the 21st DOXA Documentary Film Festival, where it was featured as the Justice Forum Special Presentation and took home the Colin Low Award for Best Canadian Director!

Director, Editor, Producer: Colin Askey
Producers: Monika Navarro, Marc Serpa Francoeur, Robinder Uppal
Cinematography: Colin Askey, Eric D. Sanderson
Executive Producer: Sean Baker

Produced in collaboration with ITVS and with support from the Sundance Institute

In collaboration with Castle Mountain Media