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Trans

Trans is one of those grim, gloomy low budget indies, heavy on atmospherics, light on dialogue, light on conventional storylines, with mediocre acting and occasional forays into the surreal or artsy, and requiring plenty of inference or guesswork to get inside the characters and at times to even figure out what’s going on. 708 more words

Movie

Young Brothers Subjected to Incarceration, But Defined by Family Love

BEYOND PRISON PICTURES

Isadora Kosofsky insists her project Vinny and David is not centered in narratives of incarceration.

“It is,” she says, “about a family and the battle between love and loss.” 1,702 more words

Documentary

People Are Already Being Released From Detention Because Of California’s Ballot Initiative

By: Nicole Flatow

On Tuesday, California passed a ballot initiative to reclassify a number of non-violent offenses from felonies to misdemeanors. And on Thursday, at least six kids were released from juvenile detention in San Diego as a result. 358 more words

Law

COSTAATT Use of Force Seminar.

On 30th October, 2014 the College of Science, Technology and Applied Arts of Trinidad and Tobago (COSTAATT) staged the final of its 2014 public seminars. The seminar focused on the thorny issue of “use of force” by persons in the Police and Prisons Services of Trinidad and Tobago. 483 more words

Prison Abuse

Rumor Has It That NYC May End Corizon Contract on Rikers Island

For years, the nation’s largest for-profit prison healthcare provider — Corizon Health Services, Inc. — has repeatedly won lucrative government contracts despite numerous appalling reports and hundreds of lawsuits… 394 more words

Melting

This is for all of the dear ones at the juvenile detention center! 

She is standoff-ish at first

And no wonder…

Her prison blues

Say quite a lot. 59 more words