Helen at Risk (2006)

Helen Briggs volunteers to conduct a mask-making workshop at the local penitentiary. As she struggles to convey her empathy for the prisoners, Helen is forced to question her own faith in the redemptive power of Art.


Jim Elliott, Jim Elliott (co-director) | 1 more credit »


Jim Elliott (adaptation), Dana Yeaton (original idea) | 1 more credit »


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Credited cast:
Peter Appel ... A.J.
Fode Bangoura Fode Bangoura ... Prisoner
Rob Breckenridge ... Visitor at Entrance
Crystal Chapman Crystal Chapman ... Mother
Didi Conn ... Helen
A.C. Davison A.C. Davison ... Hendricks
Jeremy Ensey Jeremy Ensey ... Visitor at Entrance
Jim Fitzpatrick ... Prisoner
Kenric Green ... Prisoner
Damon Gupton ... Pearson
William Charles Mitchell William Charles Mitchell ... Tommy
Celester Rich Celester Rich ... Prisoner
Armando Riesco ... Ronnie Guyette
Gerardo Rodriguez ... Prisoner
Charles Tocantins Charles Tocantins ... Guard


Armed with only empathy and her belief in the redemptive power of Art, Helen Briggs teaches a mask-making workshop at the state penitentiary. When confronted with disinterested prison guards, rowdy inmates, and her unsteady nerves, Helen realizes this is no ordinary art class. One woman in a room full of prisoners: anything can happen. Written by Anonymous

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One woman in a room full of prisoners: anything can happen.


Short | Crime | Drama | Thriller







Release Date:

17 November 2006 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Dobbs Ferry, New York, USA See more »

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Production Co:

Cricket Pictures See more »
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Color | Color (MiniDV)
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