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ANGOLA DO YOU HEAR US? Voices From a Plantation Prison

MTV Documentary Films, Aubin Pictures, 1stDomino 

Director, Editor

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.  

Awards

Critics Choice Award Nominee for Best Short Documentary

SCAD Savanah Film Festival Jury Award for Powerful Storytelling

IDA Documentary Awards Shortlist

DOC NYC Influential Fifteen Shortlist

DC Shorts Film Festival Jury Award Winner

DC Shorts Film Festival Audience Choice Award Winner

 

 

 

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