A panel presentation about renowned political prisoner Herman Wallace, who was held in solitary for over 40 years at Louisiana’s notorious Angola penitentiary, and related issues such as prison reform, combating racism, and the criminalization of dissent.
Panelists included Harry Belafonte, actor and activist, Angad Bhalla, director of 'The Deeper They Bury Me,' Steven Hawkins of Amnesty International USA, Thenjiwe McHarris, co-founder of Blackbird, and prison architect Frank Greene. The panel was moderated by Gina Belafonte, cofounder of Sankofa.
Experience interactive project 'The Deeper They Bury Me: A Call From Herman Wallace' at nfb.ca/acallfromherman.
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