Tagged in: Otisville Prison

Inside prison: From Black history to Women’s history

Chris Werner is one of six facilitators that are part of Tribeca Film Institute's Community Screening Series at Otisville Correctional Facility, located in Orange County, New York.  Mr. Werner co-curates a series of film screenings and educational workshops for the inmate population. This blog post was submitted as part of the "Profiles of Courage & Resiliency" series which features the films The Black Power Mixtape, Southwest of Salem, Gideon's Army, and The Crash Reel. Mr. Werner is serving a life sentence and has been imprisoned since the mid 90s.

Bringing ‘A Bronx Princess’ to Otisville Prison

Tribeca Film Institute staff go to Otisville Prison for a screening of Musa Syeed's documentary A BRONX PRINCESS. 

Bringing HBO Documentary ‘Southern Rites’ to Otisville Prison

A group of Tribeca Film Institute (TFI) staff members accompanied Vee Bravo our VP, Education Programs, to Otisville Prison for a screening of Gillian Laub’s HBO documentary SOUTHERN RITES.