Michigan Theatre Presents: “We Can Be Heroes,” Feb. 22

We Can Be Heroes

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

The event will start at 5:30 PM with a Recovery-related Art Show in the lobby.

And conclude with a Screening & Panel Discussion – Addiction, Recovery and Breaking Down The Walls of Stigma at 7:00 PM in the Main Auditorium.

The story follows Detroit’s own Taylor “Machine Gun” Duerr, as he fights his way to a national boxing title inside the ring, while fighting the demons of his addiction and his battle with recovery outside of the ring.

60 mins (film). Documentary. R.

This exciting local event includes:

  • 5:30 pm – Recovery-related art show featuring local artists

  • 7:00 pm – Documentary film screening of ‘We Can Be Heroes’ Directed by Mike Ramsdell

  • 8:15 pm – Panel discussion on addiction stigma moderated by the U-M Addiction Center

  • All attendees will receive a free copy of the workbook; I’m Still a Person: The Stigma of Substance Use & Power of Respect


  • Tickets are free and must be reserved in advance.