Delicately animated in black-and-white, Destini Riley’s affecting account of the impact of the prison-industrial complex on African-American families like her own was actually submitted as evidence in her brother’s trial. 
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Palm Springs International Short Film Festival - Best Short Documentary
Indie Grits Film Festival - Winner Filmmakers Fellow Award
Chicago International Film Festival - Special Recognition
Aspen ShortsFest - Special Recognition; Co-premier
59th Cine Awards - Nomination Best Short Doc
Festival International du Film PanAfricain de Cannes
Festival de Cannes - Short Film Corner
Full Frame Documentary Film Festival - Co-premier

Selected Screenings
Athena Film Festival
Athens International Film Festival
Beacon International Film Festival
Black Harvest Film Festival
Cleveland International Film Festival
Cucalorus Film Festival
Cucalorus Film Festival
DOK Leipzig
DOXA Documentary Film Festival
Hsin-Yi Children’s Animation Awards (Taiwan)
Human Rights Film Festival Barcelona, New York and Paris
IndiEarth Animation Film Festival
Linoleum International Contemporary Animation and Media-Art Festival
Cleveland International Film Festival
MIDBO Documental de Bogotá
Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Festival
St. Louis International Film Festival
Tacoma International Film Festival
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