Incarcerating US – Documentary Screening

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Incarcerating US – Documentary Screening

Join Indievents, Gigastrand International, and Club David, Wednesday, September 21, for the South Dakota Premiere of INCARCERATING US.

INCARCERATING US is a feature-length documentary that exposes America’s prison problem and explores ways to unshackle the Land of the Free through vital criminal justice reforms. With 2.3 million people behind bars, the U.S. has the largest prison population in the history of the world.

Through dramatic first-hand accounts, expert testimony, and shocking statistics, Incarcerating US asks fundamental questions about the prison system in America: What is the purpose of prison? Why did our prison population explode in the 1970s? What can make our justice system more just?

The film begins with a brief overview of U.S. prisons and the flawed policies that fueled unprecedented overincarceration. In many cases, these laws exacerbate problems they were designed to solve. Through both empirical evidence and the eyes of those tragically affected by the system for committing minor crimes, we see the failures of two major initiatives: the War on Drugs and mandatory minimum sentences.

INCARCERATING US tells the story of America’s broken criminal justice system through the eyes of those who created it, those who have suffered through it, and those who are fighting to change it. After decades of failures, now is the time to unshackle the Land of the Free.

You can watch a teaser for the film here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KEtnV8s42lw

The screening will be at 7 PM at Club David. Tickets are $8 in advance and $12 at the door.

You can purchase advance tickets at Club David, Zandbroz, The Last Stop CD Shop or online here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/incarcerating-us-documentary-screening-tickets-27425116261

Gigastrand International is a co-sponsor of this screening please check them out at http://gigastrand.com/

We look forward to seeing everyone there!

September 21 2016

Details

Date: September 21, 2016
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost: $8 – $12
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Venue

Club David

214 W 10th St
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Phone:

(605) 274-0700

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Organizer

Indievents