College Behind Bars Preview with Director Lynn Novick
June 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Come hear and learn from award-winning documentary filmmaker Lynn Novick (co-director of the The Vietnam War) as she presents clips from her upcoming PBS film, COLLEGE BEHIND BARS. Novick will be joined in conversation by a formerly incarcerated graduate of the Bard Prison Initiative (BPI), Dr. Jessica Neptune from the Bard Prison Initiative (BPI), WFYI reporter Drew Daudelin, and students from the Women’s College Partnership at Indiana Women’s Prison, who will join over video chat.
The film- which is produced by Sarah Botstein and executive procuded by Ken Burns- follows incarcerated students as they attempt to earn college degrees in one of the country’s most rigorous prison education programs — the Bard Prison Initiative (BPI). See and hear the transformative power of the BPI program and the lives of a dozen incarcerated men and women as they earn their degrees.
This event is free and open to the public, however registration is required. Please register here.
Located at corner of 30th Street and Cold Spring Road
The best campus parking will be accesible via Tyron Drive off of 30th Street, or in the lot across from Evans Center on the south side of 30th Street. No permit is required