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|Reel Work Labor Film Festival 2016: Opening Day|
|Date||Thursday April 21|
|Time||7:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
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Live Oak "Green" Grange, Santa Cruz
1900 17th Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Reel Work Labor film festivals begins our season at the Live Oak Grange 7pm, Thursday April 21st. Theme: Building a Movement to End Solitary Confinement. Speakers: Cynthia Fuentes, California Families Against Solitary Confinement; Marie Levin, Prisoner Advocacy; Willow Katz, Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity.
Thursday, April 21
7 pm • Live Oak "Green" Grange, Santa Cruz
Theme: Building a Movement to End Solitary Confinement
Breaking Down the Box
(Matthew Gossage, 2015, 41 min, USA)
Examination of mental health, racial justice, and human rights implications of the systemic use of solitary confinement in United States prisons, in the context of mass incarceration in the U.S. It is a call to action to end solitary confinement torture.
(Ramon Hamilton, 2015, 15 min, USA)
The raw authenticity and emotion of this film takes viewers inside the hole (solitary confinement), one of the most hidden aspects of the mass incarceration criminal justice system of in the U.S. Made with cast and crew members who have spent a combined 7 years in solitary.
Speakers: Cynthia Fuentes, California Families Against Solitary Confinement; Marie Levin, Prisoner Advocacy; Willow Katz, Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity