North Coast Perspectives

Breaking Out: Pelican Bay Arts Program

Season 3 Episode 10 | 27m 15s

A new film by local filmmaker Malcolm DeSoto highlights efforts by artists Zuzka Sabata, Julie McNiel, and Janessa Johnsrude to bring the arts inside Pelican Bay’s prison walls. We interview the artists, preview portions of the film, and discuss the value of such pursuits in the rehabilitation of society’s forgotten men and women. The film features prisoners discussing and performing their work.

Aired: 10/19/18

Rating: NR

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North Coast Perspectives is a local public television program presented by KEET.