'Survivors Guide to Prison' tackles a broken criminal justice system

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More movement than movie. Living in America means that your chances of going to jail are higher than they'd be anywhere else in the world. "Survivors Guide to Prison," the 2018 documentary film from producers David and Christina Arquette and director Matthew Cooke, provides those statistics and details the necessary steps to take if you find yourself looking at a prison sentence. It also explores the deep dysfunction in the United States criminal justice system through the tragic stories of real people who experienced it firsthand, including two men who spent decades in prison for crimes they did not commit. The film screens at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at CALS Ron Robinson Theater, and a discussion with Cooke and...

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'Survivors Guide to Prison' tackles a broken criminal justice system

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