Movies that Matter Beacon: Survivor Guide To Prison

Saturday, January 12th
7 – 10pm

McKinley Hall
50 Liberty Street – Beacon
Doors open 6:45, Film 7:30pm, Free

Told through the eyes of 2 innocent men who spent decades facing unimaginable brutality, for murders they did not commit. Supported by gripping testimony from inmates, guards, staff, cops, analysts, lawyers and reformers, SURVIVORS GUIDE advocates evolving beyond the failed “prison punishment model” toward the dramatic moving programs proven to create public safety.

Guest Speaker: Jeffrey Deskovic, M. A. – Founder of The Jeffrey Deskovic Foundation, which has freed 7 wrongfully convicted people and helped pass changes in the law pertaining to video taping interrogations and identification reform. Jeff’s was exonerated via DNA Testing after spending 16 years in prison-from age 17-32-for a murder and rape that he did not commit.