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Daily Watch, Can Horse Taming Prevent Reoffending?
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produced by The Economist, in Daily Watch (London, England: The Economist, 2018), 6 mins
This Arizona prison is teaching inmates how to break-in wild horses in the hope that the skills they learn will stop them from reoffending. So far, of the 50 inmates that have taken part, only two have found themselves back behind bars after being released.
produced by The Economist, in Daily Watch (London, England: The Economist, 2018), 6 mins
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March of Time, The Road to Nowhere
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in March of Time (New York, NY: HBO, 1966, originally published 1966), 25 mins
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The Prison in Twelve Landscapes
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directed by Brett Story, fl. 2007; produced by Brett Story, fl. 2007 (New York, NY: Grasshopper Film), 1 hour 26 mins
In this remarkable documentary, filmmaker Brett Story excavates the often unseen links and connections that prisons – and our system of mass incarceration – have on communities and industries all around us. Widely acclaimed, The Prison in Twelve Landscapes is an essential documentary, a portrait of our crimina...
directed by Brett Story, fl. 2007; produced by Brett Story, fl. 2007 (New York, NY: Grasshopper Film), 1 hour 26 mins
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Prison Lullabies
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produced by Brown Hats Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour 23 mins
Prison Lullabies is the remarkable portrait of four women living on the bad side of luck, struggling with drug addiction, arrested for dealing and prostitution and serving prison time with one common bond: they are pregnant. Amy, Monique, Joann and Ann Marie -- they all have given birth behind bars. For these wome...
produced by Brown Hats Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour 23 mins
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Prison State
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directed by Daniel Edge, fl. 2004-2018; produced by Lauren Mucciolo, fl. 2005-2015 and Daniel Edge, fl. 2004-2018, Mongoose Pictures and Frontline (Television program) (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 1 hour 23 mins
Prison State takes an intimate look at the cycle of mass incarceration in America and a statewide effort to reverse the trend, following four residents of a housing project in Louisville, KY. as they cycle in and out of jail and prison.
directed by Daniel Edge, fl. 2004-2018; produced by Lauren Mucciolo, fl. 2005-2015 and Daniel Edge, fl. 2004-2018, Mongoose Pictures and Frontline (Television program) (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 1 hour 23 mins
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The Social Order of the Underworld: How Prison Gangs Govern the American Penal System
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written by David Skarbek (Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2014), 237 page(s)
When most people think of prison gangs, they think of chaotic bands of violent, racist thugs. Few people think of gangs as sophisticated organizations (often with elaborate written constitutions) that regulate the prison black market, adjudicate conflicts, and strategically balance the competing demands of inmates...
written by David Skarbek (Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2014), 237 page(s)
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Visions Of Abolition: From Critical Resistance To A New Way Of Life
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directed by Shigematsu Setsu, fl. 2010-2012 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2012), 1 hour 37 mins
The voices of women caught in the criminal justice system and leading scholars of prison abolition, examining the racial and gendered violence of the prison system. Part II, "Abolition: Past, Present, and Future" documents the recent history of the prison abolition movement through the organizing efforts of Critic...
directed by Shigematsu Setsu, fl. 2010-2012 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2012), 1 hour 37 mins
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FBI Critical Incident, Series 1,  Episode 1, Louisiana Prison Riots
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directed by Gordon Forbes, III, fl. 2001; produced by Pacific Coast Video, in FBI Critical Incident, Series 1, Episode 1 (London, England: TVF International, 2001), 1 hour 38 mins
Monday, December 13th is another typical day in St. Martinsville, a small town in southern Louisiana. Near the center of town is the St. Martinsville Parish Correctional Center, where 166 prisoners are confined for crimes ranging from murder to petty theft. Included in this group are over two dozen federal prisone...
directed by Gordon Forbes, III, fl. 2001; produced by Pacific Coast Video, in FBI Critical Incident, Series 1, Episode 1 (London, England: TVF International, 2001), 1 hour 38 mins
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Forty Minutes, Behind The Mask
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directed by Simon Heaven; produced by Simon Heaven, Compass Films, in Forty Minutes (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 46 mins
This film looks at a theatre group who specialise in prison remedial work. By turning hardened criminals into actors, they challenge them to reveal human emotion from behind their masks of hardness.
directed by Simon Heaven; produced by Simon Heaven, Compass Films, in Forty Minutes (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 46 mins
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Panorama, Season 63, Episode 39, Tough Justice: Texas Style
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directed by Judith Ahern, fl. 2000 and Owen Phillips, fl. 2014-2016; presented by Ian Birrell; produced by Judith Ahern, fl. 2000, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Panorama, Season 63, Episode 39 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 30 mins
As the UK's imprisonment rate remains the highest in western Europe, Panorama joins Michael Gove - the man in charge of British prisons - on a fact-finding mission in Texas. 'Hang 'em high' Texas is not the first place you might look for lessons in criminal justice, as it executes more people and locks up more off...
directed by Judith Ahern, fl. 2000 and Owen Phillips, fl. 2014-2016; presented by Ian Birrell; produced by Judith Ahern, fl. 2000, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Panorama, Season 63, Episode 39 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 30 mins
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