The Films

Filmmakers at Philadelphia’s Riverside Correctional Facility for Women You Can Go Left or Right

A collaborative film reflecting on life inside a hectic county jail for women.

Ezra B. Phoenix

After a life behind bars, the filmmaker reflects on cultivation of wisdom and the strength to overcome. “I am the Phoenix”

Lewis B. Money Talks

It don’t grow on trees. How much is money really worth?

David G. Freedom

A reflection on time lost and the consequence of one mistake many years ago.

Justino G. Piano Priest

The filmmaker muses about his son, a musical prodigy, who uses his gifts to cope with his father’s incarceration.

Brian H. Dear Time

The filmmaker writes to Time, reflecting on loss and gratitude. Does Time heal all wounds?

Joe K. There He Was, There He Is

Go to sleep a child and wake a man. How will yesterday's plans work in tomorrow's society?

Braheem L. My Boys...

Two sons express the challenges of growing up with an incarcerated father.

Jerome L. Justice

Reflecting on dysfunctional communities and growing up in prison,, the filmmaker considers what he has learned and how best to lead others from the dark into the light.

Lamar L. My Kids

Learn from my mistakes, be a leader not a follower.

Myke L. We Can If We Want To

The filmmaker looks at the chaos of the world from behind bars, and suggests it’s time for change. We can make a better world, if we want to.

Paul M. Nostalgia

Watching a movie late at night, the filmmaker is reminded of a childhood memory. He decides to make a phone call...

Donyea P. Big Boy Shoes

The young filmmaker looks back on his life and forward to a better future for us all. It’s time to put on those big boy shoes.

Qwasheem R. Lymph Notes

The filmmaker chronicles his journey through illness and incarceration.

Alexander S. The Bus Stop

We all do dumb stuff as kids. We could all use someone watching our back. *Gulp*

Clarence S. Through Her, I Live

"Angels walk among us." This is a story of how a life, lost too soon, saved an uncle during his incarceration.

Joe S. Furever Homes

Sometimes you save the dog, sometimes the dog saves you.

Marvin S. Between Two Courts

The filmmaker recalls how his youth on the basketball court became a life in criminal court and incarceration.

Robert T. A Special Person

The filmmaker talks to his young son, reminiscing about the things they share.

Aaron W. Where Did It Go?

There are many twist and turns on the highway of life, but time waits for no man. Don’t miss your exit.