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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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Laredo and the Law
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directed by F. Ryden; produced by Sveriges Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 5 mins
For over five years, 22-year-old Miguel Martinez has been languishing on death row in Huntsville, Texas, convicted of murdering businessman James Smiley and two young boys in Smiley’s home. Intent on robbery, Martinez and two friends broke into what they thought would be an empty house. Martinez denied that he w...
directed by F. Ryden; produced by Sveriges Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 5 mins
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Life Sentence
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directed by Lisa Gray; produced by Lisa Gray (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 32 mins
Recent statistics indicate that one in 100 Americans are incarcerated. This shocking figure impels us to look closely at our penal system. Tough sentencing rules and release policies have become the norm in the federal system, which is extremely punitive. Life Sentence lets us hear from six formerly incarcerated m...
directed by Lisa Gray; produced by Lisa Gray (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 32 mins
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The Test: A Death Row Drama
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directed by Mark Harris, fl. 2014; produced by Paula J. Caplan, 1947- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 20 mins
This film was inspired by the true story of two African -American men on death row. The younger man, Bradley, is learning to read in prison, coached by Cleveland, who uses the Bible as a primer. Bradley is about to undergo an IQ test. If the test proves he is retarded, his life would be spared. Bradley, who has be...
directed by Mark Harris, fl. 2014; produced by Paula J. Caplan, 1947- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 20 mins
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