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Tribeca Film Festival to Screen Inmates’ Partnership With High School Students

NBC News | Apr 19, 2017

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Apr 19, 2017

Where you are in life doesn’t have to stop you from learning. That’s exactly what these students attending the Rikers Island Media Lab learned. In partnership with the Educational Services Unit of the NYC Department of Correction and through a program run by Tribeca Film Institute, incarcerated women from the Rikers Island Media Lab spent their school year writing and producing a visual poem in collaboration with students at The Young Women's Leadership School in the Astoria neighborhood of Queens, New York. The work will premiere at Rikers on April 24 and at the festival on April 25. 

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