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Survivors Guide to Prison

Survivors Guide to Prison
Documentary | 2018 | NR. 1hr 42min
Audio Description CAST: Jesse Williams, Susan Sarandon, Patricia Arquette, Danny Glover DIRECTOR: Matthew Cooke SPECIAL SCREENING

Today, you're more likely to go to prison in the United States than anywhere else in the world. So in the unfortunate case it should happen to you - this is the Survivors Guide to Prison.

Following the screening, there will be a discussion with:
State Senator Jeannie Darneille, member of Senate Law & Justice, and Human Services & Corrections Committees

Chris Poulos, Executive Director, Statewide Reentry Council, WA State Department of Commerce

Christopher R. Beasley, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences
University of Washington Tacoma

Kurt Myers, formerly Incarcerated Project Coordinator of UW Tacoma’s Post-Prison Education Research Lab (PERL)


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Reviews
Matthew Cooke's assaultive documentary hammers away at injustices in U.S. justice system.
Joe Leydon, Variety
Survivors Guide to Prison has changed the way I view the American justice system. There's not enough room in any review to account for all of it's essential information. It is a testament to how the 1% rule our world at the expense of everyone else.
Amyana Bartley, Film Inquiry
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