- 1h 29min
- Directed by: Gethin Aldous, Jairus McLeary
- UK release: 8 September 2017
Documentary about a group therapy session in California’s Folsom State Prison; twice a year, members of the public are allowed to join prisoners and the film follows three men from one session. Filmmakers McLeary and Aldous clearly earned the mens’ trust, in an acutely observed and emotional journey about vulnerability and masculinity.
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The Work4 Sep 2017
Award-winning penal system documentary that offers a fresh perspective on the subject
Crime and punishment are viewed from a fresh perspective in The Work, a wide-ranging documentary that won the Grand Jury Award at this year's SXSW. An acutely observed account of a group therapy session within the walls of Folsom State Prison, it…
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