OSSINING, N.Y. -- A new documentary on Sing Sing Correctional Facility in Ossining will go behind the bars.
"Dramatic Escape", a documentary about Sing Sing's production of "A Few Good Men," premieres June 13 at 9:30 p.m. on WNET Channel 13. It was directed by Nicholas Quested.
The production was done as part of Sing Sing's Rehabilitation Through The Arts program and features 72 inmates. The program gives the men the opportunity to learn social and cognitive skills that act as a springboard to education, family reconciliation, with the goal of successful reintegration into community life.
"Dramatic Escape" shows the process of the play from auditions through their curtain call over the course of 143 days. In the documentary, the men reveal their personal stories, their everyday struggles, and contemplate whether redemption is possible.
To view the trailer, click here .