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Author: Adam Blank; Brian Huston; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Ex-convicts face formidable odds, and for African-Americans, conditions are usually even more difficult. This documentary traces the experiences of four black ex-inmates over the course of a year, focusing on their challenges with employment, housing, addiction and reconnecting with family-- as well as their participation in the nontraditional African American Program for parolees ... The parole officers who work  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Films for the hearing impaired
Documentary television programs
Interviews
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Blank; Brian Huston; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
ISBN: 9781421390840 1421390841
OCLC Number: 214076304
Language Note: English audio; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: This disc may not play on all machines or players.
Originally produced in 2007.
Credits: Camera, Brian Huston ; editing, Kristen Nutile, Adam Blank ; music, Jim Walker.
Description: 1 videodisc (68 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R ; Dolby Digital 2.0 audio.
Responsibility: Films for the Humanities & Sciences ; produced and directed by Adam Blank and Brian Huston.

Abstract:

"Ex-convicts face formidable odds, and for African-Americans, conditions are usually even more difficult. This documentary traces the experiences of four black ex-inmates over the course of a year, focusing on their challenges with employment, housing, addiction and reconnecting with family-- as well as their participation in the nontraditional African American Program for parolees ... The parole officers who work with these men are also interviewed."--Container.

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