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‘Tutwiler’ Film Screening (postponed)
March 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Moot Court Room (Rm. 140)
A screening and discussion of Tutwiler, a documentary short by The Marshall Project and FRONTLINE PBS on what it is like to be an expectant mother in Alabama’s Julia Tutwiler Prison, and the doula program trying to help these women prepare for birth.
A screening and discussion of Tutwiler, a documentary by The Marshall Project and FRONTLINE (PBS) offering a powerful window into the lives of incarcerated women who are expecting a child. The film will be shown, followed by a panel discussion about issues faced by incarcerated pregnant women and what happens to their newborns.
The panel discussion will include reporter and producer Alysia Santo and filmmaker Elaine McMillion Sheldon; Ashley Lovell, program director of the Alabama Prison Birth Project, and Wendy Williams, deputy commissioner, Alabama Department of Corrections.
Tutwiler is produced by FRONTLINE PBS and The Marshall Project with Requisite Media and will broadcast on America ReFramed.