International Lens Film: Herman's House
10/3/2013, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Free and Open to the Public
Location: Sarratt Cinema (Google map of this location)
Presented by: Geoffrey Adelsberg, Ph.D. candidate, Department of Philosophy
USA (2012) Directed by: Angad Bhalia
"What kind of house does a man who has been imprisoned in a 6x9 foot cell for over 30 years dream of?" This documentary chronicles the unlikely friendship of Jackie Sumell, a politically engaged New York artist, and Herman Wallace, a convicted murderer in his early 70s who has spent most of the last four decades in solitary confinement at the Louisiana State Penitentiary. Captures the remarkable creative journey and friendship of Wallace and Sumell while examining the injustice of prolonged solitary confinement. English. Unrated. 80 mins. DVD.