Prevention Links, Capacity Images, and the Raymond J. Lesniak Experience, Strength and Hope Recovery High School are proud to present The New Jersey Recovery Film Festival. Our event is a celebration of film, the arts and creatively expressing the journey to recovery. We will be showcasing films that tell honest stories and share EXPERIENCE in addiction, STRENGTH discovered on the journey and the HOPE found in recovery. The festival will be a fundraising event for The Raymond J. Lesniak Experience, Strength and Hope Recovery High School.

Join us Friday June 2nd for an evening with our special guest Daniel Baldwin, live music, speakers and a featured film screening of Baldwin's "The Wisdom to Know the Difference." Saturday June 3rd we will be hosting all-day film screenings, an exhibitor's fair, entertainment and food trucks.

To become a sponsor, exhibitor or volunteer please visit www.eshrecoveryschool.org/NJRFF

Awards & Prizes

Best Picture
Best Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Cinematography
Best Editor
Best Experience Film
Best Strength Film
Best Hope Film
The Impact Award

Rules & Terms

Each Film submitted must be about, or include a story of, addiction. The festival will have three categories:

EXPERIENCE- Films in this category will depict the journey of addiction. Each film will focus on the toll addiction can take on the user as well as the people and environment around them.

STRENGTH- Films in this category will depict the courage and perseverance required when addicts and there families seek help.

HOPE- The films in this category will depict what living in recovery looks like.