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In 30 years, the number of women in jail has increased by over 800% . Most of these women are imprisoned as a result of drug-related charges; however other leading causes of incarceration are immigration status issues.
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The recent Ray Rice scandal has once again opened our eyes to the horror that is domestic violence against women. The Rice video offered all who viewed it, a searing look into the window of domestic abuse. 459 more words
“Crime After Crime is a legal thriller, a genre that is built on suspense, intrigue and discovery.” – Yoav Potash
Those who end up in the unlawful clutches of an almighty and complicated American ‘justice system’ rarely get out with any sort of ease or swiftness.2,469 more words
Debbie Peagler met Oliver Wilson at a local grocery. Initially, he showered her and her young children with attention, catering to their every need. Then one night, he tells her they are going “somewhere special.” He takes her to a donut shop and leaves her alone with two men who tell her that she is going to perform sexual acts with a man waiting, and they tell her the rates she is to charge. 141 more words
We congratulate producer-director-editor Yoav Potash, the rest of the production team and the documentary’s subject Deborah Peagler.
“THIS RIVETING AND DEVASTATING DOCUMENTARY follows the sustained efforts of two land-use attorneys who decide to take on the case of a woman incarcerated for years due to her role in the death of an abusive boyfriend. 147 more words
Crime After Crime, one of the Women In Film Foundation’s 2010 Film Finishing Fund Grant has won the National Board of Review Freedom of Expression Award… 210 more words
Healing Voices – Personal Stories is very excited to help spread the word about this outstanding documentary which will receive its Television premiere on OWN (Oprah Winfrey’s Network) on Thursday Evening, November 3, 2011 at 9 pm (eastern time) as part of OWN’s Documentary Film Club. 140 more words