Apart

Film phase:Completed

SYNOPSIS

The number of women in US prisons has increased 800% in the past 40 years. In a Midwestern state caught between the opioid epidemic and surging incarceration rates, three unforgettable mothers reinvent themselves and rebuild bonds with their kids after being incarcerated and separated from their families for years.

Apart participated in the 2018 (Egg)celerator Lab.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR

Jennifer Redfearn is an Academy Award-nominated director with a filmmaking style the press has called “beautifully cinematic” and “intensely human.” She directed and produced the Oscar-nominated film Sun Come Up, about a small island community losing their homeland to rising seas, and Tocando la Luz (Touch the Light), an intimate character driven film about three blind women from Havana, Cuba. She was also a field director and additional camerawoman for the SXSW film Landfill Harmonic. In her client work, she has directed and produced documentaries for PBS, the BBC, National Geographic, CNN, and Discovery, as well as several short films for MediaStorm.