Pick a random title Ken Burns Presents: College Behind Bars: A Film by Lynn Novick and Produced by Sarah Botstein / Season 1

2019 3.0/5 TV-MA SuperHD

This docuseries follows several incarcerated people as they pursue a college degree through the Bard Prison Initiative, a rigorous education program.

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Directed by Lynn Novick

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Available since Mar 15, 2020.

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Ken Burns Presents: College Behind Bars: A Film by Lynn Novick and Produced by Sarah Botstein 2019 1.5/5 TV-MA SuperHD Play Queue Netflix Page This docuseries follows several incarcerated people as they pursue a college degree through the Bard Prison Initiative, a rigorous education program. dir. Lynn Novick Mar 15, 2020

Episodes

1. Part One: “Nobody ever taught me any of that.” 2019 TV-MA SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Students describe the intense curriculum of the Bard Prison Initiative (BPI), which maintains the same standards as the main campus of Bard College. dir. Lynn Novick 55 minutes Mar 15, 2020
2. Part Two: “I’m trying to get home to my family, too.” 2019 TV-MA SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page The balancing act between family, academics and incarceration leaves one BPI student with promising news, but several others face setbacks. dir. Lynn Novick 54 minutes Mar 15, 2020
3. Part Three: “Every single word matters.” 2019 TV-MA SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page After the BPI debate team competes with West Point, several students begin their senior thesis projects while a few others deal with grief and loss. dir. Lynn Novick 55 minutes Mar 15, 2020
4. Part Four: “Home is a work in progress.” 2019 TV-MA SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page As senior projects go under review, BPI students discuss the value of graduation. Meanwhile, the debate team argues with Harvard over a tough topic. dir. Lynn Novick 55 minutes Mar 15, 2020