Filmmakers Katie Galloway and Po Kutchins talks about their film, Prison Town, USA, and about the changing landscape of rural America.
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Residents of a California town talk about the changes that have occurred since a large prison was built in their midst.
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A fifth-generation rancher has to work in the prison because ranching can't sustain his family financially.
Job opportunities in Susanville, California, are sparse, and working at the prison is one of the few options left for residents.
An inmate's family welcomes him home from prison and talk about their hopes for their future.
A prisoner's wife talks about the complicated ways his being in prison affects her life in town.
A fifth-generation rancher explains that he needs to work in the prisons to keep his family afloat.
A Cliafornia town tries to resuscitate its economy by building a prison — with unforeseen consequences.
Filmmaker Marlon Riggs discusses his hesitancy at stepping in front of the camera for his landmark film Tongues Untied.
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Filmmaker Craig Atkinson explains why police departments are using military equipment.
Frederick Wiseman talks about his method for making films in relation to his documentary about a large high school in Philadelphia which he shot in 1968.
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