A Life Sentence: Victims, Offenders, Justice, and My Mother

The story of a terrible crime and everything that followed. Winner of the 2016 TC/RHDF Silver Award.

2017 / Samantha Broun / Jay Allison / Transom.org, USA


The story of a terrible crime and everything that followed. Winner of the 2016 TC/RHDF Silver Award.

An intensely personal documentary, A Life Sentence extends into public life and into the heart of our political and correctional systems.

A Life Sentence: Victims, Offenders, Justice, and My Mother won the Best Documentary: Silver award in the 2016 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition.


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