Think Outside the Cell presents: THE LONG SHADOW OF INCARCERATION¹S STIGMA
- 7:00 PM
- By: VII, Think Outside the Cell, Bronx Documentary Center
Bronx Documentary Center
- Source: Reentry Net > Reentry Resource Center - New York
Bronx Documentary Center is pleased to partner with VII and Think Outside the Cell Foundation to present THE LONG SHADOW OF INCARCERATION'S STIGMA
A documentary short film produced by VII photographers Ashley Gilbertson, Ed Kashi, Ron Haviv and Jessica Dimmock.
About the Film
A staggering 700,000 people are released from prison in the United States each year. When formerly incarcerated persons reenter society they often face discrimination when applying for employment, housing and higher education. Some formerly incarcerated people and are even denied the right to vote. What are the struggles? What are the stories? Who are these people? And how are they helping each other to succeed and thrive?
A panel discussion will follow the screening with:
VII PHOTOGRAPHERS: ASHLEY GILBERTSON and RON HAVIV
THINK OUTSIDE THE CELL FOUNDATION EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: SHEILA RULE
FILM SUBJECTS: RONALD F. DAY AND MERCEDES SMITH
"The Long Shadow of Incarceration's Stigma"
Kimberly J. Soenen - Supervising Producer
Francisco Fagan - Editor
Suggested donation: $7 Adult, $5 Student, Free for 18 and under.