Film examines fall and rise of Nanaimo man's battle with trauma and addiction

Film examines fall and rise of Nanaimo man's battle with trauma and addiction

Film examines fall and rise of Nanaimo man’s battle with trauma and addiction NANAIMO — A brutally honest documentary profiles a Nanaimo man’s extended voyage overcoming challenges many don’t recover from. Inside Out: The Carl Longstaff Story is a 50 minute doc produced by Victoria’s Nathan Reimer, who went to high school with Longstaff (AKA Carl Schleppe) at Nanaimo’s Dover Bay Secondary School. Reimer said the project morphed into much more than fulfilling a request to produce music videos for Longstaff, a Nanaimo musician. The film encompasses Longstaff’s entire life, showcasing people involved in his unhealthy upbringing, as well as those exposed to his self-destructive behaviour.
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