Best Short Documentary, 2014
Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall (USA, 40 min)
Directed by Edgar Barens
Produced by Edgar Barens & HBO
A moving cinema verite breaks through the walls of one of Americas oldest maximum security prison. Shot over a six-month period the film takes us behind the walls of the Iowa State Penitentiary entering the personal lives of the prisoners as they build a prison-based, prisoner-staffed hospice program from the ground up.
- Festival Screening: March 7th, 2014 approx. 9:13 pm