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America's Brutal Prisons

Exposes the violence occurring inside prisons throughout America, where prisoners are routinely abused, even tortured, by prison guards.

Icarus Films | 2005 | 48 minutes

The Dhamma Brothers

An overcrowded maximum-security prison is dramatically changed by the influence of an ancient meditation program.

Bullfrog Films | 2008 | 76 minutes

Exodus

Diana Ortiz spent over half her life in prison for a crime she committed when she was a teenager. Now 45, she has turned her life around and works to help other inmates rebuild their lives.

MediaStorm | 2010 | 9 minutes

Fight Hate With Love

Prison-survivor and activist Michael Ta’Bon leads a one-man movement in his community to help other young men avoid the revolving door of the prison system he’s been trapped in since he was a teen.

MediaStorm | 2017 | 79 minutes

Girls on the Wall

The teenage girls of Warrenville Prison are getting a shot at redemption in a most unlikely form: a musical based on their lives. As three fascinating inmates write and stage their play, they're compelled to re-live their crimes, reclaim their humanity and take a first step toward breaking free of the prison system.

Sincerely Films | 2009 | 61 minutes

Growing Season

Horticulture dramatically improves prisoners' attitudes.

Bullfrog Films | 1992 | 25 minutes

Guilty Until Proven Guilty

Explores Louisiana’s criminal justice system through the story of Tim Conerly, a young African-American man who was arrested in the wake of an armed robbery in New Orleans and waited 28 months for a trial for a crime he says he did not commit.

First Run Features | 2018 | 52 minutes

Incarcerating US

Exposes America's prison problem and explores various criminal justice reforms.

Bullfrog Films | 2016 | 84 minutes

Like Any Other Kid

Follows the intimate relationships between incarcerated youth and staff who use love and structure to guide and teach youth offenders how to take responsibility for themselves.

Bullfrog Films | 2020 | 89 minutes

Presumed Guilty

Shot over three years, this dramatic story is a searing indictment of the Mexican justice system that presumes guilt.

Icarus Films | 2009 | 88 minutes