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Herman's House (2012)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Crime | 2 March 2012 (USA)
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'What kind of house does a man who has been imprisoned in a six-foot-by-nine-foot cell for over 30 years dream of?' This film captures the remarkable creative journey and friendship of ... See full summary »

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Angad Bhalla
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Jackie Sumell Jackie Sumell ... Herself
Herman Wallace Herman Wallace ... Himself
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'What kind of house does a man who has been imprisoned in a six-foot-by-nine-foot cell for over 30 years dream of?' This film captures the remarkable creative journey and friendship of Herman Wallace, one of the Angola 3, and artist Jackie Sumell while examining the injustice of prolonged solitary confinement. Written by Anonymous

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40 years in solitary. What would you dream of?

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English

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2 March 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dom Hermana See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$3,552, 21 April 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$4,669, 9 June 2013
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The most important film in a man's life. and yours.
11 July 2013 | by demetra materisSee all my reviews

I just watched this last night on PBS. Today I am all over the internet trying to figure out what I can do to help artist Jackie Summel and Herman Wallace.

Watch this documentary and then donate. Help them build the house! Spread the word about Herman Wallace.

So beautiful and sad... mostly beautiful.

The court system (along with all systems) in the US just suck. 40 years in solitary confinement is cruel and unusual punishment.

Sign the petitions, spread the word! For the love of mankind and Herman!! We love you Herman! Thank you Jackie!!


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