ANGOLA DO YOU HEAR US? Voices From a Plantation Prison

(Formally A Peculiar Silence)

Director, Editor

MTV Documentary Films, Aubin Pictures, 1stDomino 

The story of playwright Liza Jessie Peterson whose acclaimed play  The Peculiar Patriot was shut down mid performance at the Louisiana State Penitentiary, known as Angola Prison.  The film examines how one woman's play challenged our criminal justice system and impacted the incarcerated men long after record of her visit was erased by the institution's administration.  

 

 

 

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