Skip to main content

INSIDE OUT

USA, 1982 (MIFF 1982)

Director: Eric Sherman

A film about the largest and most controversial prison system in the US — the Texas Department of Correction — with 32,000 inmates No film has yet been made about the TDC and the system has been under continual attack from government and civic groups which feel that it achieves remarkable results (lowest crime, murder, drug, gang rates of any prison system in the U S , lowest rate of return; by far the most economically run) through dubious means Inside Out is the first known documentary to take the administrator's viewpoint of how and why he runs the prison as he does

See also...

IN THE KING OF PRUSSIA

" King of Prussia " is the name of a General Electric nuclear plant near Philadelphia, and in a way, the connotation of the militaristic regime that the name evokes, is not far from reality. In ... More »

No Place To Hide

No Place to Hide is made up of the vintage films, newsreels, cartoons and television programmes (many featuring celebrities) which attempted to sell Americans on family (and later public) fallout ... More »

AMERICA - FROM HITLER TO M-X

As the title indicates, the film puts the ... arms race into perspective both from an ... historical and a present point of view: ... American industry backed Nazi Germany and now is making profits ... More »

Sanctuary: An African Epic

A current look at the problems, welfare. and potential solutions for refugees in Africa: New arrivals who have fled for their lives, refugees who have been repatriated, and refugees who have become ... More »

Stranger Than Paradise

A simple story about exile (both from one's country as well as one's self), and about a connection just barely missed. ... More »

THE BALLAD OF GREGORIO CORTEZ

Texas 1901 ... Robert M. Young's film is based on a ... popular ballad, commemorating the true ... story of a Mexican who outsmarted the ... Texas Rangers. ... In a gunfight caused by a ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director