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Herman's house

Author: Lisa Valencia-SvenssonAngad BhallaJackie SumellHerman WallaceKen MyhrAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : First Run Features, [2013]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The injustice of solitary confinement and the transformative power of art are explored in Herman's House, a feature documentary that follows the unlikely friendship between a New York artist and one of America's most famous inmates as they collaborate on an acclaimed art project.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Documentary films
Biographical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Correspondence
Named Person: Herman Wallace
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Valencia-Svensson; Angad Bhalla; Jackie Sumell; Herman Wallace; Ken Myhr; Storyline Entertainment (Firm); Time of Day Productions (Firm); First-Run Features (Firm),
OCLC Number: 844793585
Language Note: Closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Originally released in 2012.
Special features include: bonus videos ; filmmaker biography ; film gallery.
Credits: Cinematographer, Iris Ng ; music, Ken Myhr.
Performer(s): Featuring Herman Wallace, Jackie Sumell.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (81 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC ; 5.1 surround or stereo audio.
Responsibility: Storyline Entertainment and Time of Day Productions ; in association with Ford Foundation/Just Films present ; a film by Angad Singh Bhalla ; written & directed by Angad Singh Bhalla ; producer, Lisa Valencia-Svensson, Angad Singh Bhalla.

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The injustice of solitary confinement and the transformative power of art are explored in Herman's House, a feature documentary that follows the unlikely friendship between a New York artist and one of America's most famous inmates as they collaborate on an acclaimed art project.

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Herman’s House

(EMRO user published 2014-02-03 ) Very Good Permalink
Herman Wallace, who died in 2013, was a former Black Panther Party member and a convicted murderer who spent over 40 years in prison, many years of which were in solitary confinement. Jackie Sumell is a younger multidisciplinary artist and political activist, who was drawn to reveal what she saw as...
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