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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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This is Life with Lisa Ling, Locked Angeles
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directed by Rachael Profiloski and Eric Strauss; presented by Lisa Ling, 1973-; produced by Rachael Profiloski, in This is Life with Lisa Ling (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2016), 49 mins
Lisa Ling gains unprecedented access to the Los Angeles County Jail to understand what it takes to manage the country’s busiest jail.
directed by Rachael Profiloski and Eric Strauss; presented by Lisa Ling, 1973-; produced by Rachael Profiloski, in This is Life with Lisa Ling (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2016), 49 mins
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This World, The Real Bangkok Hilton
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directed by Chris Jones, 1958-2005; produced by Chris Jones, 1958-2005, British Broadcasting Corporation, in This World (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2004), 51 mins
Dubbed the "Bangkok Hilton" by the West, Thailand's Bangkwang jail is one of the most notorious prisons in the world. Until now, the reality of life in Bangkwang has remained a secret. But after two years of negotiations between the BBC and Thai officials - and for the first time ever - television cameras were all...
directed by Chris Jones, 1958-2005; produced by Chris Jones, 1958-2005, British Broadcasting Corporation, in This World (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2004), 51 mins
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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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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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After Prison: Navigating Employment and Reintegration
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written by James Young; edited by Adrienne Peters and Rose Ricciardelli (Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2017), 288 page(s)
Employment for former prisoners is a critical pathway toward reintegration into society and is central to the processes of desistance from crime. Nevertheless, the economic climate in Western countries has aggravated the ability of former prisoners and people with criminal records to find gainful employment.After...
written by James Young; edited by Adrienne Peters and Rose Ricciardelli (Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2017), 288 page(s)
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Prisons Uncovered: Out of Control?
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directed by Marc Sigsworth; produced by Marc Sigsworth and Elaine Carolton, fl. 2008, Clover Films (London, England: TVF International, 2018), 50 mins
The UK Prison system is collapsing. Staff shortages, under-funding, corruption, violence and an exploding drug epidemic have gone hand in hand to create a very dangerous cycle.Violence behind bars is the worst in history with both assaults and suicide at record highs. This film exposes from the inside how our pris...
directed by Marc Sigsworth; produced by Marc Sigsworth and Elaine Carolton, fl. 2008, Clover Films (London, England: TVF International, 2018), 50 mins
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