A Debtor's Prison

POV Shorts Season 1
  • Short Film
  • 2018
  • 10 Mins

In St. Louis County, the home of police-shooting victim Michael Brown, a practice with a long history has become systematic: the operation of modern-day debtors’ prisons. A Debtors' Prison follows two plaintiffs in an unfolding court case, Samantha Jenkins and Meredith Walker, as they describe the matrix of controls that subjected them to incarceration for being poor.

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  • Todd Chandler Director Todd Chandler