Circle Up/The Mayor of Graterford
2018 Social Justice Film Festival
Sat, Oct 6, 2018 at 4pm
A group of Boston mothers seek true justice for their murdered sons – justice that is not about revenge and mass incarceration but about forgiveness, accountability, and community healing.
(Julie Mallozzi, USA, 69 min)
A Boy Out of Yemen
Asem, a 10-year-old refugee who escaped the brutal violence in Yemen, reminisces about witnessing the horrors of daily bombings, recounts his journey to America, and shares his hopes for the future.
(Dustin Connors, USA, 3 min)
The Mayor of Graterford
In Pennsylvania, a life sentence comes without the option of parole. Follow the story of one prior ‘lifer’ who is bringing to light the plight of elderly inmates and revealing the injustice of a system that doesn’t give transformed individuals a second chance.
(Jack McCarthy, USA, 40 min)