College Behind Bars: Season 1 (2019)


Season 1
College Behind Bars

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Episodes

1
Air date: Nov 25, 2019
2
Air date: Nov 25, 2019
3
Air date: Nov 26, 2019
4
Air date: Nov 26, 2019

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Critic Reviews for College Behind Bars Season 1

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (3)

[It's] persuasive and compelling as an argument for prison education reform, but more than that, it's so humane and emotional that it will probably have you brushing away tears as you're pondering bigger questions.

Nov 26, 2019 | Full Review…

It's especially fascinating to watch two students in particular - Rodney Spivey-Jones and Sebastian Yoon - as they shape their complicated senior theses into works that impress a committee of their professors.

Nov 26, 2019 | Full Review…

One of the strongest elements of College Behind Bars is that it assesses all the complexities of education in the prison system.

Nov 26, 2019 | Full Review…

The simple thing would be to create a film series that over-glorifies the situation... Yet by proceeding in a deliberate yet precise way, College Behind Bars builds into something quite extraordinary.

Nov 26, 2019 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for College Behind Bars: Season 1

  • Jan 10, 2020
    You will look at prisoners and prison reform in a completely different light after seeing how a program like this can change lives. This is worth the time even if you don't think you like documentaries.

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