Interview

Q&A With a Second Chance Citizen

Carlos Cervantes was incarcerated at the age of 16, facing a sentence of 35 years to life. While in prison, he took steps to put his life on a more positive path, and became one of the first inmates to graduate from the Palo Verde Community College program at Ironwood…...

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Interview with Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian about the “Beyond the Wall” film

By Cally Musland. In this interview, Koutoujian discusses the role his sheriff’s office has played in bringing the documentary film ” Beyond the Wall ” to the big screen....

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Interview with Louie Diaz from the “Beyond the Wall” film

By Cally Musland. Returned citizen/Reentry Coordinator Louie Diaz shares his personal story and how Beyond the Wall can help raise awareness around the realities of reentry....

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Confronting the Walls Beyond Prison

Director Jenny Phillips spoke with Newman about the film in advance of the screening at Peace on Earth Film Festival in Chicago. “The film ends up having very human stories (rising from) the statistics of recidivism and being plagued by issues of addiction, poverty, lack of education and jobs....

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Peace On Earth Film Festival Interview with Jenny Phillips

Nick Angotti, Peace On Earth Film Festival co-founder and executive director is joined by Jenny Phillips, a cultural anthropologist, filmmaker, writer and psychiatric nurse. She co-directed the documentary Beyond The Wall which follows five ex-convicts as they attempt to start over their lives with little or no support from the criminal justice system....

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Loose Films: Beyond The Wall – Film Spotlight

Interview with the film’s director – Bestor Cram...

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WBUR Radio Boston Interview

By Alison Bruzek and Meghna Chakrabarti. With guests Jenny Phillips, director of “Beyond The Wall” and Louie Diaz, reentry and outreach specialist at Lowell House....

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