THROUGH THE WIRE
1990, 68 minutes
Purchase: $225 Classroom Rental: $125
Reveals the shocking conditions at the Female High Security Unit at the federal prison in Lexington, Kentucky, where three women political prisoners, currently serving sentences ranging from thirty-five to fifty-eight years in solitary confinement, have been subjected to psychological experimentation (including sensory deprivation and constant video surveillance) and other forms of cruel and unusual punishment.
* Best Film in Festival, Documentary Festival of New York
"...intensely disturbing and well-made...a powerhouse of a film...A must for academic libraries."--Library Journal
"Highly recommended."--Choice (American Library Association)