Our American Family


A World of HA Productions Film in association with Atlas Industries and The Intellectual Property Corporation Storymakers

Directed & Produced by Hallee Adelman & Sean King O’Grady

World of HA Productions Role

Director/Producer (Hallee Adelman) and Executive Producer (Ivy Herman)


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Addiction is an all-encompassing force in not only of the lives of the afflicted, but also those around them. OUR AMERICAN FAMILY provides an honest, unfiltered look at a close-knit Philadelphia family dealing with generational substance abuse. Captured at a pivotal “nothing to lose” moment, for over the course of a year, five family members tired of life with addiction on center stage, each struggle to transcend their crippling histories.

What will it take to shift this entrenched, wrenching pattern in their lives? Will they be able to make significant shifts to help their next generation? The members of Our American Family invite us into their lives to find hope and to explore what’s possible. Though they often falter, their familial loyalty is powerful, demonstrating how through love and dedication people can rise out of the deepest depths. For a touching, eye-opening look into one of America’s most pressing crises, look no further.