THE PRISON IN TWELVE LANDSCAPES
With filmmaker Brett Story
At Amherst Cinema
Monday, February 6 at 7pm
Amherst Cinema presents THE PRISON IN TWELVE LANDSCAPES with filmmaker Brett Story in person on Monday, February 6 at 7pm. THE PRISON IN TWELVE LANDSCAPES take the viewer on a cinematic journey across the United States to places where prisons do their work and affect lives, from an anti-sex-offender pocket park in Los Angeles, to a congregation of ex-incarcerated chess players shut out of the formal labor market, to an Appalachian coal town betting its future on the promise of prison jobs.
Tickets free for Amherst Cinema Members at the box office only; others, regular admission: www.amherstcinema.org.
Ticket holders are invited to a reception with the filmmaker at 6pm at the cinema.
More information and trailer: THE PRISON IN TWELVE LANDSCAPES
Director: Brett Story. 2016. 90 minutes. Not Rated. English.
The event is a part of the Bellwether Film Series that presents innovative films coming from new voices with fresh approaches to fiction, non-fiction and experimental cinema.
Brett Story is a writer and independent non-fiction filmmaker based out of Toronto and New York. Her first feature-length film, the award-winning LAND OF DESTINY (2010), screened internationally and was broadcast on both Canadian and American television. Since 2012, Brett has been part of the critically acclaimed HIGH-RISE web-doc project team, produced by the National Film Board of Canada. She was the recipient of the Documentary Organization of Canada Institute’s 2014 New Visions Award and an alumna of the Berlinale Talents Doc Station (2014).