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Screening of College Behind Bars & Discussion with Filmmakers

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150 North Sixth Street

Philadelphia, PA 19106

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College Behind Bars: Advanced Screening and Filmmaker Talk

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Join WHYY for a screening of the upcoming documentary series, College Behind Bars, followed by a discussion with the award-winning filmmakers behind the series, director Lynn Novick and producer Sarah Botstein, as well as formerly incarcerated college students featured in the film.

The four-part documentary film series tells the story of a small group of incarcerated people struggling to earn college degrees and turn their lives around in one of the most rigorous prison education programs in the United States, the Bard Prison Initiative (BPI). Ken Burns executive produced the film.

Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein's previous film credits with Ken Burns include The Vietnam War, Prohibition, and The War.

College Behind Bars airs on WHYY-TV on November 25 and 26 at 9 p.m.

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Directions to our studios and information on public transportation options can be found here: https://whyy.org/about/directions/.

We are a short walk from the 5th Street Market-Frankford EL station and Jefferson Station. Various bus lines also run in our area. Find Septa routes here: http://www.septa.org.

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No, your name will be on the registration list at the door.

What if my question isn’t answered here?

Please contact Member and Audience Services at memberservices@whyy.org or call at 215-351-0511, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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