RIKERS: AN AMERICAN JAIL is airing on PBS stations across the country in May and June, 2017. The film, originally titled RIKERS, premiered at the DOC NYC Film Festival in New York City and on Thirteen/WNET in November, 2016.
Ford Foundation President Darren Walker on how Rikers Island is a microcosm of everything wrong with America’s criminal justice system.
Rafael Pi Roman interviews Bill Moyers, Judge J. Lippman and former detainee Cadeem Gibbs.
Brian Lehrer interviews Bill Moyers and Bryan Stevenson, author of Just Mercy
Voices from NYC’s Most Notorious Jail: Former Prisoners Speak Out About Abuse at Rikers Island