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September 22, 2017 @ 7:10 pm
USA | Documentary | 2017 | 89 min.
Directors: Jairus Mcleary and Gethin Aldous
Additional Credits: Producers: Alice Henty, Eon McLeary, Jairus McLeary, Miles McLeary, and Angela Sostre, Editor: Amy Foote, Cinematographer: Arturo Santamaria
Set inside a single room in Folsom Prison, this documentary follows three men from outside as they participate in a four-day group therapy retreat with level-four convicts. Over the four days, each man in the room takes his turn at delving deep into his past. The raw and revealing process that the incarcerated men undertake exceeds the expectations of the free men, ripping them out of their comfort zones and forcing them to see themselves and the prisoners in unexpected ways. The film offers a powerful and rare look past the cinder block walls, steel doors and the dehumanizing tropes in our culture to reveal a movement of change and redemption that transcends what we think of as rehabilitation.
Scheduled to Attend Screening:
Eldra Jackson III
Joel Henry, Production Manager (“20th Century Women”, “Honeymoon”)
Angela Sostre, Producer (“Camp X-Ray”, “God Bless America”)
Arturo Santamaria, Director of Photography (CBS)
Mathew Rudenberg, Camera Operator (“Kroll Show”, “Variety Studio: Actors on Actors”)
Tom Curley, Sound Recordist (“Whiplash”, “The Signal”)
Brian Curley, Boom Operator (“Whiplash”, “The Signal”)
James McLeary, Executive Producer
Jairus McLeary, Director
Eon McLeary, Producer
Miles McLeary, Producer
Print Source / Contact
First Look Media