In this infographic, we take a look at how drugs have been depicted throughout the history of film and how those depictions tie into what is happening in society in terms of drug use. From the very beginning of film, drugs have played an important role in the narrative, sometimes for the sake of propaganda and quite often as an integral part of the dramatic storytelling.
See how films have molded popular opinion and legislation, and vice versa. See the depiction of drugs throughout different eras in U.S. history and the themes in film that came along with the changes throughout time.
Infographic Source : https://www.nyfa.edu/student-resources/high-cinema-drugs-film-infographic/