Interview featuring ‘Life with Layla’ directors and cast

Hailey Migdal and Julia Chiola

Pascack Valley 2008 alum Ken Spooner’s 2019 documentary “Life with Layla” was screened and sponsored by The Smoke Signal as a fundraiser for the film to gain a national audience on Nov. 5. The documentary was shown and followed by a Q & A with the cast, producers, and directors of the film.

“Life With Layla” focuses on 7-year-old Layla whose family struggles with substance abuse. The movie revolves around the aftermath of the death of Layla’s aunt Melissa who died from a heroin overdose, along with her uncle Greg’s ongoing struggle with heroin addiction.