A Woman on the Outside


Firehouse Cinema Sat, Dec 3, 2022 4:00 PM
$16 General. $8 Members.
Firehouse Cinema Wed, Dec 7, 2022 6:30 PM
Free. RSVP's are first-come, first-served. Admission not guaranteed.
Cast/Crew Info
Directed by:Lisa Riordan Seville, Zara Katz
Produced by:Kiara C. Jones
Film Info
Event Type:Special Event
Runtime:85 min
Release Year:2022
Accessibility:Assistive Listening, Hearing Amplification


Q&A Sat 12/3 4pm with Kristal Bush and film team Zara Katz, Lisa Riordan Seville, Kiara C. Jones and Suzannah Herbert, moderated by Dara Messinger

Q&A Wed 12/7 6:30pm with Freedom Agenda's Crystal Gooding, Lisette Nieves of Release Aging People in Prison (RAPP) and reentry specialist Kenneth Innis 

Growing up, Kristal watched nearly every man in her life disappear to prison. She channeled that struggle into keeping families connected, both as a social worker and with her van service that drives families to visit loved ones in far-off prisons. But when Kristal's dad and brother return to Philly, her happiness meets the realization that release doesn't always mean freedom. Passionate, funny and resilient, Kristal remains determined to carve out a different future -- for herself and for her young nephew, Nyvae. Part observational documentary, part family album, A WOMAN ON THE OUTSIDE is a tender portrait of one family striving to love in the face of a system built to break them.

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