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Jailbirds, Episode 8
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directed by Christopher Terrill, 1952-; produced by Christopher Terrill, 1952-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Jailbirds, Episode 8 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1999), 29 mins
Women are now just as likely as men to have committed violent crimes, ranging from murder to robbery, arson and kidnap. They are also likely to self-harm, cut themselves. This episode deals the self-harm within New Hall Prison.
directed by Christopher Terrill, 1952-; produced by Christopher Terrill, 1952-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Jailbirds, Episode 8 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1999), 29 mins
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Jailbirds, Episode 9
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directed by Christopher Terrill, 1952-; produced by Christopher Terrill, 1952-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Jailbirds, Episode 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1999), 30 mins
Life inside New Hall prison in Yorkshire, a closed facility for nearly 400 women, includes pregnancy and motherhood. This edition highlights the challenges of motherhood for both staff and imates.
directed by Christopher Terrill, 1952-; produced by Christopher Terrill, 1952-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Jailbirds, Episode 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1999), 30 mins
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Jailbirds, Episode 10
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directed by Christopher Terrill, 1952-; produced by Christopher Terrill, 1952-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Jailbirds, Episode 10 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1999), 30 mins
More and more women are going to jail. A dramatic rise in the female prison population means women’s prisons in Britain are becoming very overcrowded. This programme follows Reverend Jane, the dedicated prison chaplain, has to tread the fine line between punishment and forgiveness. She whistles wherever she goes...
directed by Christopher Terrill, 1952-; produced by Christopher Terrill, 1952-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Jailbirds, Episode 10 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1999), 30 mins
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Justice: Japan Style
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produced by Ian Altschwager, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 25 mins
Almost every person charged with committing a serious crime in Japan is convicted and goes to jail. Jury trials simply do not exist and convictions are based on confessions. Some believe that Japanese criminal court cases are simply ceremonies to impose punishment rather than determine guilt. The filmmaker obtaine...
produced by Ian Altschwager, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 25 mins
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Modern Marvels, Season 9, Episode 138, Prisons
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in Modern Marvels, Season 9, Episode 138 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 45 mins
All hope abandon, ye who enter here! This sentiment permeated the masonry and clanging bars of prisons built throughout the ages. We'll see how the philosophy and architecture of today's American prisons emerged from the sewer cells and castles and dungeons of ancient Rome, medieval Europe, and 18th-century Englan...
in Modern Marvels, Season 9, Episode 138 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 45 mins
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Prison Town USA
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directed by Po Kutchins and Katie Galloway; produced by Katie Galloway and Po Kutchins (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 15 mins
In the 1990s, at the height of the prison-building boom, a prison opened in rural America every 15 days. "Prison Town, USA" tells the story of Susanville, California, one small town that tries to resuscitate its economy by building a prison — with unanticipated consequences. Nestled in the picturesque foothills...
directed by Po Kutchins and Katie Galloway; produced by Katie Galloway and Po Kutchins (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 15 mins
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Psychology, Criminality & Incarceration in America
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directed by Banning Lary, fl. 1972-2015; produced by Banning Lary, fl. 1972-2015 (American Multimedia, 2010), 30 mins
This program looks at the association of modern psychological theory with criminality and incarceration in the U.S., including prison problems, psychological explanations for criminality, and criminal justice reform.
directed by Banning Lary, fl. 1972-2015; produced by Banning Lary, fl. 1972-2015 (American Multimedia, 2010), 30 mins
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Sabrina: Daddy's Girl
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directed by Isa-Lee Jacobson; produced by Isa-Lee Jacobson (London, England: TVF International, 2012), 54 mins
This documentary follows the reunion of a father and daughter with blood on their hands. In the 1980s, Louis van Schoor was responsible for the deaths of 39 men as a security guard in East London, South Africa. In October 2002 his daughter, Sabrina, began a 25-year prison sentence for hiring an assassin to kill he...
directed by Isa-Lee Jacobson; produced by Isa-Lee Jacobson (London, England: TVF International, 2012), 54 mins
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Crime File, Prison Crowding
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directed by Joseph Camp; produced by Susan Udelson, in Crime File (Rockville, MD: United States. Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. National Institute of Justice, 1990), 29 mins
In presenting background material, the moderator notes that crime rates are down while prison population rates have soared to 1.5 inmates per 1,000 persons in the general population. Maryland is cited as an example of futile efforts to deal with the problem through new prison construction, as a new prison in Jessu...
directed by Joseph Camp; produced by Susan Udelson, in Crime File (Rockville, MD: United States. Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. National Institute of Justice, 1990), 29 mins
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Criminal Injustice: Death and Politics at Attica
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directed by David Marshall; produced by Chris Christopher, fl. 1984-2017 and David Marshall (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 1 hour
In September of 1971, the infamous prison rebellion began at the Attica State Correctional Facility in upstate New York—a dramatic civil rights protest that ended with Governor Nelson Rockefeller ordering more than 600 state troopers to storm the prison and retake it with force. As a result of this forcible reta...
directed by David Marshall; produced by Chris Christopher, fl. 1984-2017 and David Marshall (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 1 hour
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