A Debtors' 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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  • Brett Story DirectorBrett headshot bio photobooth.png
  • Todd Chandler DirectorTodd Chandler