Prison

A Jail in Colombia (2002)

52:26 • DocumentaryPaul Comiti, Jhon Jairo Velásquez
A look inside the La Modelo prison in Bogota. Colombia. Called a "model" prison by Colombian officials the prison in reality is controlled more by the prisoners, than theguards. With 5000 prisoners for 2400 spots, and not more than 150 security guardsassigned to the prison. The prison is ...
#colombia #prison #bogota #la modelo #2000s

Cruel and Unusual (2006)

1:03:42 • DocumentaryJanet Baus, Dan Hunt, Reid Williams
Five transgender women share their prison experiences. Interviews with attorneys, doctors, and other experts are also included.
#gender reassignment surgery #transgender woman #prison #inmates #transgender #doctor #attorney #hormones #repeat offender #reunion

Manson (1973)

1:23:52 • DocumentaryRobert Hendrickson, Laurence Merrick, Vincent Bugliosi, Lynette 'Squeaky' Fromme, Charles Manson, Mary Brunner
Documentary on Charles Manson and his family. Has a number of insightful interviews with many family members most notably Squeaky and Sandy (Blue and Red). There is also a history of Manson from his birth to the family formation to the Tate/La Bianca murders. Plenty of footage of the family playi...
#interview #manson family #cult leader #racism #hippies #independent film #apocalypse #character name in title #commune #multiple murders

Out of State (2017)

1:19:31 • DocumentaryCiara Lacy
OUT OF STATE is the story of outcasts, of native Hawaiian prisoners shipped 3,000 miles across the ocean to a for-profit prison in the desert of Arizona. In this unlikely setting, these men discover their fierce indigenous dances, inspiring two students to fight to turn their lives around upon re...
#prison #hawaii #dance #arizona #desert #culture #native hawaiian #women make films #female director

Death Row (1979)

1:00:41 • DocumentaryDiane Christian, Bruce Jackson, Thelette Brandon, Wilbur F. Collins, Mark D. Fields, Moses Garcia, Billy G. Hughes Jr., Mark M. Moore, Pedro Cruz Muiz, Doyle E. Skillern, Excell White, Calvin Woodkins
About daily life on Death Row in Texas. When the film was made in April 1979, 114 men were housed in the special death cells of Ellis prison's rows J-21 and J-23. The men spend their time waiting for the State to kill them or fighting as hard as they can to prevent that death from happening. Thei...
#death row #prison #texas #ellis #capital punishment #1970s