skip to content
Cruel and unusual : transgender women in prison Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Cruel and unusual : transgender women in prison

Author: Janet BausDan HuntReid WilliamsOutcast Films.Open Society Institute.All authors
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Outcast Films, 2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
A documentary about transgender women convicted and incarcerated in men's prisons in the United States. Interviews with lawyers and prison custodians reveal the level of violence these women have to face from the inmates, as well as from the authorities which do not recognize their condition as a medical disorder.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Documentary films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Baus; Dan Hunt; Reid Williams; Outcast Films.; Open Society Institute.; New York State Council on the Arts.; Frameline (Firm)
OCLC Number: 175249883
Language Note: In English; closed-captioned.
Notes: "Funded in part by the Open Society Institute of the Soros Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts, Frameline"--Credits.
Originally produced as a documentary film in 2006.
Container insert includes synopsis, production credits, and chapter titles.
Special features: "Sexual violence in prison for transgender women" (5 min.); "Protective custody" (3 min.); "Hormone therapy" (5 min.); "Family issues" (4 min.); "Legal cases: Ophelia" (5 min); "Legal cases: Linda" (7 min.); "More from the transgender women" (7 min.); "More from the community" (6 min.).
Credits: Director of photography, Slawomir Grunberg ; editors, Janet W. Baus, Dan Hunt, Mark Juergens ; original music, Amy Linton.
Performer(s): Interviews: Yolanda Valentin, Anna Connelly, Linda Thompson, Ashley, Ophelia De'Lonta.
Awards: Audience Award, Best Feature, NewFest (June 2006); Jury Award, Best Documentary, Frameline (June 2006); Freedom Award, Outfest (July 2006); Silver Telly Award, Best Social Issue Documentary (August 2006).
Description: 1 videodisc (65 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; standard format (4:3).
Other Titles: Cruel & unusual
Transgender women in prison
Responsibility: produced and directed by Janet W. Baus, Dan Hunt, Reid Williams.

Abstract:

A documentary about transgender women convicted and incarcerated in men's prisons in the United States. Interviews with lawyers and prison custodians reveal the level of violence these women have to face from the inmates, as well as from the authorities which do not recognize their condition as a medical disorder.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/175249883> # Cruel and unusual : transgender women in prison
    a schema:Movie, schema:CreativeWork, bgn:DVD ;
   library:oclcnum "175249883" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436459283#Place/new_york_n_y> ; # New York, N.Y.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1077104> ; # Prisoners--Abuse of
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1740823> ; # Male-to-female transsexuals
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436459283#Topic/male_to_female_transsexuals_united_states> ; # Male-to-female transsexuals--United States
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/362.897/e23/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010108329> ; # Prison violence--United States
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1077093> ; # Prison violence
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436459283#Topic/transgender_prisoners_united_states> ; # Transgender prisoners--United States
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/896079> ; # Documentary films
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1077198> ; # Prisoners--Sexual behavior
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436459283#Topic/transgender_people_crimes_against> ; # Transgender people--Crimes against
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1166513> ; # Video recordings for the hearing impaired
   schema:alternateName "Cruel & unusual" ;
   schema:alternateName "Transgender women in prison" ;
   schema:awards "Audience Award, Best Feature, NewFest (June 2006); Jury Award, Best Documentary, Frameline (June 2006); Freedom Award, Outfest (July 2006); Silver Telly Award, Best Social Issue Documentary (August 2006)." ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/127295073> ; # New York State Council on the Arts.
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/142349545> ; # Frameline (Firm)
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/132883361> ; # Outcast Films.
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/125184867> ; # Open Society Institute.
   schema:datePublished "2007" ;
   schema:description "A documentary about transgender women convicted and incarcerated in men's prisons in the United States. Interviews with lawyers and prison custodians reveal the level of violence these women have to face from the inmates, as well as from the authorities which do not recognize their condition as a medical disorder."@en ;
   schema:director <http://viaf.org/viaf/29250035> ; # Janet Baus
   schema:director <http://viaf.org/viaf/21861379> ; # Dan Hunt
   schema:director <http://viaf.org/viaf/24412545> ; # Reid Williams
   schema:editor <http://viaf.org/viaf/29250035> ; # Janet Baus
   schema:editor <http://viaf.org/viaf/21861379> ; # Dan Hunt
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/436459283> ;
   schema:genre "Video recordings for the hearing impaired"@en ;
   schema:genre "Documentary films"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Cruel and unusual : transgender women in prison"@en ;
   schema:producer <http://viaf.org/viaf/24412545> ; # Reid Williams
   schema:producer <http://viaf.org/viaf/21861379> ; # Dan Hunt
   schema:producer <http://viaf.org/viaf/29250035> ; # Janet Baus
   schema:productID "175249883" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/175249883#PublicationEvent/new_york_n_y_outcast_films_2007> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436459283#Agent/outcast_films> ; # Outcast Films
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/175249883> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010108329> # Prison violence--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Prison violence--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1077093> # Prison violence
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Prison violence"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1077104> # Prisoners--Abuse of
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Prisoners--Abuse of"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1077198> # Prisoners--Sexual behavior
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Prisoners--Sexual behavior"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1166513> # Video recordings for the hearing impaired
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Video recordings for the hearing impaired"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1740823> # Male-to-female transsexuals
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Male-to-female transsexuals"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/896079> # Documentary films
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Documentary films"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/125184867> # Open Society Institute.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Open Society Institute." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/127295073> # New York State Council on the Arts.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "New York State Council on the Arts." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/132883361> # Outcast Films.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Outcast Films." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/142349545> # Frameline (Firm)
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Frameline (Firm)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/21861379> # Dan Hunt
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Hunt" ;
   schema:givenName "Dan" ;
   schema:name "Dan Hunt" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/24412545> # Reid Williams
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Williams" ;
   schema:givenName "Reid" ;
   schema:name "Reid Williams" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/29250035> # Janet Baus
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Baus" ;
   schema:givenName "Janet" ;
   schema:name "Janet Baus" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.