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Survivors Guide to Prison (2018)

TV-MA | | Documentary | 23 February 2018 (USA)
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Today, you're more likely to go to prison in the United States than anywhere else in the world. So in the unfortunate case it should happen to you - this is the Survivors Guide to Prison.

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Matthew Cooke

Writer:

Matthew Cooke

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Cast

Credited cast:
Patricia Arquette ... Herself
Danny Trejo ... Himself
Susan Sarandon ... Narrator
Jesse Williams ... Himself
Danny Glover ... Himself
Ice-T ... Himself
Cynthia Nixon ... Herself
RZA ... Himself
Quincy Jones ... Himself
Busta Rhymes ... Himself
Macklemore ... Himself
Tom Morello ... Himself
Russell Simmons ... Himself
Matthew Cooke ... Himself
Deepak Chopra ... Himself
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Following the stories of Bruce Lisker and Reggie Cole who spent year after year in prison for murders they didn't commit - audiences get a harrowing look at how barbaric the US justice system is. The film ultimately asks how we can survive the prison model at all, and looks at better solutions for conflict resolution, harm reduction, crime and more. Hosted by filmmaker Matthew Cooke and guest hosting representatives from the massive range of Americans joining forces to change this broken system. Written by anonymous

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Don't Leave Home Without It

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 February 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Poradnik, jak przetrwać więzienie See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$8,982, 25 February 2018

Gross USA:

$8,982

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,982
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A few more facts that would have been good in this film !

I wish the documentary would have expanded more on the following :

Most people serving time.. Put themselves in situations to go there or associate with those who help them to get there ..

There are a million others things in life to do than sitting behind bars .

If you do become incarcerated in the US ... You have free and better access to healthcare, dental care, mental healthcare ,legal aid and free educational opportunities more than the average working American on the outside.

If you find yourself incarcerated , take full advantage of all of the above mentioned benefits while you, particularly health and educational .

A lot of people go to prison and prefer go BACK to prison because they actually make more money being incarcerated then being on the outside

People tend to get more charges inside than what they originally went in for in the first place .

Youth prisons tend to be worse than adult prisons..much worse !

If you are not educated on the above mentioned when you go in , you will have a Ph.D. On criminal enterprises by the time you get out ..

Most importantly. nothing and no one is worth your freedom !!!

If you are not about " that life"... Do whatever you can to stay out !

Good job with this film !!


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