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“I was prepared to go to prison for what I had done. I was not prepared for what it would do to my children”
Sons and Daughters of the Incarcerated will introduce Tre, a 13 year old boy trying to navigate an adult world. His father is serving 15 years for armed robbery. Tre is struggling to figure out who he is in a community where masculinity is often definted by criminal behavior. He and his dad have an agreement: Tre will stop fighting and get his grades up if his dad will do the same in order to be able to return home sooner. Will Tre heed his father’s words, not his example, and escape the statistics that riddle his community?
Join us Thursday, Feb. 25th at AS220 (115 Empire St) for a screening of the film followed by a discussion with the director, Denali Tiller.
Reception at 6:00PM
Screening starts at 6:30PM
Sons and Daughters of the Incarcerated is part of an ongoing documentary production about three children whose fathers are behind bars and a formerly incarcerated mother who is now working to stop the cycle. To donate to the the film, and to help bring these stories to our communities, please visit:
All donations are tax deductible and 3% will go to support RISE, a Providence-based non-profit supporting education for children with parents in prison.