Survivors Guide to Prison
A documentary movie starring former prisoners, officers and celebrities who show their opinions and critique about how the American prisons are run. Also, they present a series of instructions and tips for those who are about to enter an American prison.
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Critics Of "Survivors Guide to Prison"
February 20, 2018 Somewhat star struck and glib, but always useful and sobering in its advice, chilling and damning in the broken system it portrays.Read in Source
August 28, 2018 Survivors Guide to Prison is a very uncomfortable viewing experience. It will make you angry and shock you. But with this sort of subject matter, maybe that is the appropriate effect.Read in Source
Film Journal International
February 22, 2018 As much an action plan for those outside prisons as it is a survival guide for those about to enter the darkness inside.Read in Source
February 23, 2018 Matthew Cooke's assaultive documentary hammers away at injustices in U.S. justice system.Read in Source
February 04, 2019 this new documentary promises to be a kind of self-help manual for the criminal classes, but in fact offers a synoptic analysis of everything that is malfunctioning in America's machinery of criminal justiceRead in Source
February 21, 2018 Cooke crams in so much persuasively appalling information ... that it's easy to forgive him for seemingly trying to push all viewers' proverbial buttons at once.Read in Source
May 20, 2018 A sobering look at a life any of us, if enough things work against us, could find ourselves living, "Survivor's Guide to Prison" is a film that should not be missed.Read in Source
Los Angeles Times
February 22, 2018 A valuable primer for those estimated 13 million Americans who are arrested every year.Read in Source
Sydney Morning Herald
July 19, 2018 A feature-length indictment of an American legal system in which justice comes a distant last behind the interests of politicians, prosecutors, private-prison operators and the big-name companies that profit from the forced labour of a million prisoners.Read in Source
February 22, 2018 Familiar but important points about our broken justice system, packaged for viewers who don't usually watch documentaries.Read in Source
February 24, 2018 Survivors Guide to Prison has changed the way I view the American justice system. There's not enough room in any review to account for all of it's essential information. It is a testament to how the 1% rule our world at the expense of everyone else.Read in Source
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