2017 Canadian Screen Awards
Reviews & Interviews
"Unexpectedly moving... an unsettling mural of systemic damage." NYTimes CRITICS' PICK
"Story's film illuminates a void"
"The film we need in the present moment of the carceral state."
— Judah Schept, Antipode
— Winner: Special Jury Prize - Canadian Feature Documentary, Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival
— Winner: The Colin Low Award for Canadian Documentary, DOXA Documentary Film Festival
"Brilliant meditation on all kinds of imprisonment."
— Winner: EDA Award for Best Female-Directed Documentary Feature, Alliance of Women Film Journalists
"An ingenious, prismatic approach" with "a consistent formal beauty."
"Artfully made, lyrically filmed… an unsentimental look at the ways prisons shape life outside their walls."
"An impressive, genre-subverting work."
"An incredible new documentary...which shines a harsh light on America's prison archipelago"
— Podcast with The Dig
"lush, lyrical imagery and a meditative pace to create a haunting examination of the prison system’s imprint"
"The strongest of [True/False’s] three world premieres."
"Masterful collections of vignettes" with "aesthetic adventurousness."
"Chilling and beautiful."