In this short film from Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee we go inside the Rhode Island correctional facility, where we are introduced to Fleet Maull and the inmates who enroll in his Prison Mindfulness Institute. The film makes the case for prison serving the function of reformation and not simply incarceration.
It’s extraordinary how this structure has resonated deeply with people. I think people want to get back into the forest.
— Tye Farrow, senior partner at Farrow Partnership Architects.
Life is to be lived, not controlled; and humanity is won by continuing to play in face of certain defeat.
—Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man, Epilogue