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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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Every Family's Nightmare
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directed by Ed Punchard, fl. 1997, Michael Muntz, fl. 2010 and Julia Redwood, fl. 1995-2013 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2010), 52 mins
This is the shocking inside story of a family's fight to free their 15-year-old son after he is wrongly accused of rape. A horrifying tale of lies, deception and the high cost of justice, Every Family's Nightmare raises questions about systemic, procedural and cultural flaws in Australia's criminal justice syste...
directed by Ed Punchard, fl. 1997, Michael Muntz, fl. 2010 and Julia Redwood, fl. 1995-2013 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2010), 52 mins
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Eye for Justice, 1, The Execution Protocol
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produced by Stephen Trombley, in Eye for Justice, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 2 hours 37 mins
Shot inside a state-of-the art maximum security prison in southeastern Missouri, the film delves into a world never before seen on film. All of Potosi Correctional Center's inmates face either death or are incarcerated for life without parole. No one leaves the prison, except in a hearse. Missouri has chosen letha...
produced by Stephen Trombley, in Eye for Justice, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 2 hours 37 mins
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Forty Minutes, Danger Men
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produced by Harry Weisbloom, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Forty Minutes (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1990), 40 mins
Ten of the most dangerous men in Britain's prison system have been brought together in an experimental unit at Hull Jail. A new softly-softly regime is being tested on them.
produced by Harry Weisbloom, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Forty Minutes (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1990), 40 mins
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In the Name of My Father
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directed by Melanie Reid, 1957-; produced by Melanie Reid, 1957- (London, England: TVF International, 2001), 1 hour 16 mins
This is the story of Ernie Paerata: former prison officer, soldier and poet. A man who had an unblemished personal history until 10 years ago, when he suffered a mental breakdown. In 1991 Ernie Paerata was caught at Bangkok Airport with 425 grams of heroin. He began a thirty year sentence in Klong Prem, one of the...
directed by Melanie Reid, 1957-; produced by Melanie Reid, 1957- (London, England: TVF International, 2001), 1 hour 16 mins
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Investigative Reports, Parole Squad
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produced by Bill Kurtis, 1940-, in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996), 45 mins
New York parole officers conduct curfew visits, bust violators and hunt parolees.
produced by Bill Kurtis, 1940-, in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996), 45 mins
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Investigative Reports, Solitary Confinement
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produced by Bill Kurtis, 1940-, in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 45 mins
The first-ever comprehensive investigation of the subject reveals what life is like for the 10% of inmates who serve their sentences in isolation. Today's penal system is in flux, as new theories of confinement, new technologies and a rising tide of convicts combine to change the way America handles prisoners. Pe...
produced by Bill Kurtis, 1940-, in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 45 mins
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Investigative Reports, Parole Board: Colorado Juvenile
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directed by Brent Pierson, fl. 1992; produced by Brent Pierson, fl. 1992, in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 47 mins
A look at the juvenile parole process in Colorado, one of only seven states that conduct parole hearings for young offenders. John Bagdonas, 18, who joined with friends to steal and wreck several cars, faces his first parole hearing. Paul Duran, 17, was imprisoned after stealing a car and leading police on a high-...
directed by Brent Pierson, fl. 1992; produced by Brent Pierson, fl. 1992, in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 47 mins
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Investigative Reports, Parole Board: Missouri
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directed by Brent Pierson, fl. 1992; produced by Brent Pierson, fl. 1992, in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2011), 49 mins
Three prison inmates go before the Missouri Board of Probation to ask for their freedom. Christopher McKee is serving time for having sexual relations with the 16-year-old sister of a friend who'd been killed. Alva Rasa is doing 14 years for burning two churches while high on LSD. And Byron Smith, the father of ei...
directed by Brent Pierson, fl. 1992; produced by Brent Pierson, fl. 1992, in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2011), 49 mins
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Investigative Reports, Parole Board: Utah
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directed by Brent Pierson, fl. 1992; produced by Brent Pierson, fl. 1992, in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2011), 46 mins
A report on the parole process in Utah includes three cases.
directed by Brent Pierson, fl. 1992; produced by Brent Pierson, fl. 1992, in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2011), 46 mins
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