A trio of films that examine different aspects of the prison system in the U.S.
In this program
33 and Counting
A true-crime story about a 70-year-old grandmother from rural Missouri serving a life sentence for a murder she says her rapist committed.
Chris Filippone & Jamie Meltzer
English & Spanish
Every weekday, inmates are released from Huntsville State Penitentiary, taking in their first moments of freedom with phone calls, cigarettes, and quiet reflection at the Greyhound station up the block.
André Robert Lee
Three teens in a Richmond, Va., detention center speak truth to power by participating in the program Performing Statistics, in which they are taught to deliver powerful messages through art, including a virtual-reality jail cell they help create. Director André Robert Lee is a two-time SLIFF alum with "Prep School Negro" and "I'm Not Racist ... Am I?"