April 2, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Film Screening, Discussion with Ohio Prisons Director

The infamous “War on Drugs” has lasted over four decades and cost the nation in excess of $1 trillion. Students for Law, Justice & Culture are screening the critically acclaimed documentary The House I Live In on Tuesday, April 21, at 6 p.m. in Baker 231.
A 2012 Sundance Film Festival award winner, this documentary examines the narcotics officers, to the inmates, to the federal judges, and everyone in between.
At the end of the screening, the audience will be encourage to stay in their seats for a follow-up Skype discussion with Marion Correctional Institution, The Ohio Reformatory for Women, Lorain Correctional Institution, Mansfield Correctional Institution Honor Camp, Dayton Correctional Institution, West Central Community Correctional Facility, Richland Correctional Institution and the Marion Palace Theatre.
The director of the film, Eugene Jarecki, is joining the discussion.
At 5 p.m., David Kuhn from Charlotte Street Films and Michael Dwyer, a Harvard psychology student, speak on personal experiences with the criminal justice system. The screening of the documentary starts at 6 p.m., and Jarecki will join Ohio University and other institutions at 7 p.m. or questions and answers.
The event is free and open to the public.

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