PBS Online Film Festival

Our Voices Are Rarely Heard

Season 2017 Episode 12 | 5m 37s

With rare access inside Pelican Bay State Prison, filmmaker Cali Bondad and reporter Gabrielle Canon captured a day-in-the-life inside one of the most notorious supermax prisons in the US. The film shows a cinematic glimpse of the personal anguish and monotony described by inmates living in long-term isolation.

Aired: 07/17/17

Expires: 07/16/19

Rating: NR

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  • Our Voices Are Rarely Heard Q&A

    Our Voices Are Rarely Heard Q&A

    PBS spoke with Filmmakers Gabrielle Canon and Cali Bondad about their artistic decisions.