“Beyond the Wall” explores the struggles of staying sober after incarceration. Louis Diaz was a legend in the Lowell, Massachusetts, projects where he was raised.…
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…
We often associate “personal transformation” with images of psychological and spiritual breakthroughs achieved in meditation or on extended retreat. But in the gritty world of…
By Sara Berlinger
By Cally Musland. In this interview, Koutoujian discusses the role his sheriff’s office has played in bringing the documentary film ” Beyond the Wall ”…
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…
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…
Listen to audio from the enriching panel discussion following the 3/22 screening at the Seattle Central Library, held in partnership with Pioneer Human Services. Panelists…
Beyond the Wall is the One In A Million Award Winner for the Sun Valley Film Festival 2017
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…
Beyond the Wall is the Winner for the 2017 Peace On Earth Film Festival Best Feature Documentary.
Beyond the Wall is an official selection for the 2017 Sun Valley Film Festival, March 15-19.
Beyond the Wall is an official selection for the 2017 (In)Justice For All Film Festival.
Beyond the Wall is an official selection for the 2017 Peace On Earth Film Festival.
Beyond the Wall follows five formerly incarcerated men who are attempting to rebuild their lives on the outside with little support from our criminal justice…
Beyond the Wall is an official selection for the 2017 Beloit International Film Festival.
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Beyond the Wall is an official selection for the 2016 Newburyport Documentary Film Festival.
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By Hattie Bernstein, GLOBE CORRESPONDENT
Beyond the Wall is an official selection for the 2016 Woods Hole Film Festival.
Interview with the film’s director – Bestor Cram
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.
OPINION By Jenny Phillips, Producer/Director
Beyond the Wall is an official selection for the 14th Annual Independent Film Festival Boston. April 27 – May 4th, 2016.
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