Host a Screening – RIKERS – A Documentary Film
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Host a Screening

RIKERS: AN AMERICAN JAIL is a powerful catalyst to help people think about the human toll of of mass incarceration and the brutal conditions that persist in jails across the country. A free RIKERS DVD and other support for creating a screening is available by contacting Colby Kelly, Executive Director, Communications & Engagement: kellyc [at] publicsquaremedia [dot] org.

Join the growing number of organizations and educational institutions that are hosting screenings of RIKERS for their stakeholders, students, faculty, staff and constituencies.

  • Columbia University Center for Social Justice
  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice
  • The Vera Institute
  • #CloseRikers
  • The Fortune Society
  • Writers Guild of America
  • NYU College of Global Public Health
  • Brennan Center Center for Justice
  • More Just NYC
  • Revolutionary Reelz
  • Wesleyan College
  • CUNY Queensborough College

Houses of worship are also using RIKERS to engage their congregations in reflection on the moral issues of incarceration and the impact of Rikers Island jail on their community. Consider bringing your faith-based group face to face with these issues.

  • Riverside Church in Manhattan
  • Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral in Queens
  • First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn
  • Middle Collegiate Church in Manhattan
  • New Life Fellowship Church in Queens
  • Park Avenue Christian Church in Manhattan
  • Corona East Elmhurst Clergy Association