Endorsement

Robert J. Brink, Executive Director, Social Law Library, John Adams Courthouse

Justice may be blind, as the saying goes, but true fairness requires that lawyers, judges and policy makers see the stark realities of what life is really like in Beyond the Wall....

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WBUR Radio Boston

Beyond the Wall captures “the powerful emotional, financial and even spiritual challenges they face as they try to stay out of prison.”...

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Van Jones, CNN

Wow. Watch this great video from @cut_50’s #DayOfEmpathy partner in #Massachusetts; @MassINC & @BTWDoc!...

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Andrew Silverman, Deputy Chief Counsel, Public Defender Division of the Massachusetts Committee for Public Counsel Services (former)

Equal measures heartbreaking and inspirational, Beyond the Wall pulls back the curtain on the gritty reality of what it means to be a poor “ex-con” in America. Beyond the Wall presents its subjects in all their human complexity, forcing the viewer to see them as human beings worthy of our attention and compassion....

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Carmen M. Ortiz, United States Attorney, District of Massachusetts

Beyond the Wall forces you to experience the overwhelming challenges that need to be overcome by returning citizens. Court personnel, judges and prosecutors should see Beyond the Wall to help them empathize and understand the support that is necessary to those they are sentencing....

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Frank DeLuca, Reentry Coordinator, Boston Police Department

Beyond the Wall amplifies the voice of a constituency with little representation but with great needs and greater promise if given a second chance....

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Newburyport News

Stark Reality....

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Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian

Beyond the Wall is riveting, gritty, powerful and provocative, but it is not a film – it is real life. It shows us the all too real visceral desperation of those trying to battle addiction and overcome the hurdles created by a period of incarceration. It also reveals the hope…...

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