Criminal Justice System Films

Last Days of Solitary

An intense and sometimes graphic PBS Frontline documentary that goes inside Maine’s attempt to decrease its use of solitary — and what happens...
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Milwaukee 53206

A documentary that tells the story of those affected by mass incarceration in America’s most incarcerated ZIP code. Following the journeys of...
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Rikers: An American Jail

A documentary from Bill Moyers, brings viewers face to face with men and women who have endured incarceration at Rikers Island. Their...
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Shakespeare Behind Bars

A documentary telling the story of convicted felons practicing for over a year to perform Shakespeare’s last play, The Tempest and how...
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Slavery By Another Name

This PBS documentary challenges the country’s assumption that slavery ended with Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation of 1863 and recounts how in the...
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The House I Live In

Provides stories from individuals at all levels of America’s “War on Drugs,” and offers a look inside of America’s longest war and...
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