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Lock-Up: The Prisoners of Rikers Island

Directed by Jon Alpert, Nina Rosenblum
United States, 1994
Documentary

Synopsis

A look inside Rikers Island which is a rather unknown place in New York. Many of the inmates and various people working in the law enforcement field are interviewed. We see aftermath of violence, different units, a drug search in one of the prison units, judge visits etc.

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Lock-Up: The Prisoners of Rikers Island Directed by Jon Alpert, Nina Rosenblum