With Brett Story in person
Dir. Brett Story. 2016, 90 mins. Digital Projection. More people are imprisoned in the United States at this moment than at any other time or place in history, yet prisons themselves have never seemed further removed from our daily lives. Brett Story’s ingenious debut is a film about the prison in which we never see a penitentiary. Instead, the film unfolds as a cinematic journey through a series of landscapes across the U.S. that are affected and defined by prisons, from a California mountainside where female prisoners fight raging wildfires, to a Bronx warehouse full of goods destined for the state correctional system, to an Appalachian coal town betting its future on the promise of prison jobs. “An unsettling mural of systemic damage. The film’s formal abstraction, far from creating emotional distance, is unexpectedly moving,” wrote Jeannette Catsoulis, 纽约时报.
请注意： 十二景中的监狱 与 伊利诺伊寓言, which will screen first. The same ticket includes admission to both films.