Shakespeare Behind Bars
Amazon Instant Video
It is, simply, a film of joy in the divine power of human art.
So I have to limit the focus here to what was most important to me about the film and why I walked out knowing that my life is better for watching it.
It could very well change your mind in regard to the value of redemption and the necessity of education among inmates in our prison system.
I had to watch this for my Theatre Class and the concept was quite interesting. It was not what I expected because it focuses a lot more on the prisoners than the actual characters... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Soraya
A moving story. You'll be surprised at how deeply these men get involved with the project and with each other.Published 7 months ago by S. Young
I had to watch this for my theatre class and it was a great docunentary. It was interesting to see convicts in another light, not just the crimes they committed but their life... Read morePublished 11 months ago by karla
Amazing movie id watch it over and over. Don't miss out on a chance to see this. If you love Shakespeare give this a try.Published 12 months ago by Kathleen Dudley
This is a fabulous film that looks at the power of Shakespeare - men examine their crimes and the concept of forgiveness through acting out The Tempest. Powerful!Published 13 months ago by Lisa Marie York
It reinforces that Shakespeare is relevant today and indeed in every era. Putting on his plays seems to be a wonderful outlet and a way to self-understanding. Read morePublished 17 months ago by W. J. C. Hussey
I had heard a radio program about prisoners performing Hamlet behind bars. I understood the story of Hamlet in a way I had never considered, as a story about crime and punishment. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Rebecca L
Amazing story letting the viewer get a glimpse of the heart and humanity of people who are too often regarded as less than human on the basis on their performance in life. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Jana M
If ever there was a film to put a human face on the incarcerated, this is it. It just goes to show what talent and humanity lie within those in prison.Published 21 months ago by Waldo