Media Coverage – RIKERS – A Documentary Film
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Media Coverage

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.

THE ATLANTIC

Lessons From Rikers Island

Ford Foundation President Darren Walker on how Rikers Island is a microcosm of everything wrong with America’s criminal justice system.

METROFOCUS

On Closing Rikers

Rafael Pi Roman interviews Bill Moyers, Judge J. Lippman and former detainee Cadeem Gibbs.

THE BRIAN LEHRER SHOW on WNYC

How We Treat Our Incarcerated

Brian Lehrer interviews Bill Moyers and Bryan Stevenson, author of Just Mercy

DEMOCRACY NOW

Amy Goodman interviews RIKERS filmmaker Marc Levin

Voices from NYC’s Most Notorious Jail: Former Prisoners Speak Out About Abuse at Rikers Island