BPI Press Clip The Hollywood Reporter

‘College Behind Bars’: TV Review

Lynn Novick's four-hour PBS documentary about the Bard Prison Initiative and the impact of educational programs as part of prison reform is provocative and inspiring. It's rare that a week passes without some buried news story about states cutting back on prison education programs or… Read More 

BPI Press Clip Vulture

In College Behind Bars, Prisoners Step Into the Classroom

Rodney Spivey-Jones looked up at his face on the TV screen bolted high on the wall, but his attention was on the men around him. Garbed in green sweatshirts and canvas pants, they sat in seven rows of folding chairs in an otherwise vacant… Read More 

BPI Press Clip The Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC

Higher Education and Incarceration

The documentary filmmaker Lynn Novick and Jule Hall, a Bard College Prison Initiative alumni and program associate for the Ford Foundation, talk about Novick’s new film, “College Behind Bars.” Read More 

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