Directed By Michel Negroponte
Negroponte's I'M DANGEROUS WITH LOVE will be opening Wednesday January 12th for a one week engagement at New York's IFC Theater. For more information download the postcard.
I'M DANGEROUS WITH LOVE is about addiction and rehabilitation, activism and
shamanism. It's the story of Dimitri M., who started out as the heavily
addicted front man for the band Leisure Class, then ended his long drug and alcohol
addiction five years ago with an experimental treatment that used the
African shamans have used ibogaine in their rituals for centuries, but in
the U.S. it is a Schedule 1 controlled substance. Dimitri now very
illegally takes addicts through the same detox that he says saved his life.
I'M DANGEROUS WITH LOVE is an underground adventure that traces Dimitri's
risky journey as he treats desperate drug users. He is a man of edgy energy going
from one addict to the next without stopping to catch his breath.
But then one session goes bad in a remote snowed-in Canadian home, and a
quiet young man almost dies. Dimitri has to decide whether or not to
continue his mission. Is it serving the addicts or just releasing his own
demons? Dimitri travels to Gabon, West Africa, to consult with Bwiti
shamans, and puts himself through a punishing iboga initiation in search of