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Wearing the Green

Synopsis
Portrays a number of prisoners and ex-prisoners of the New York state prison system. Some of them have organised to reform the prison system, including Eddie Ellis, a former ‘Black Panther’ imprisoned for 25 years for a crime he did not commit. Also shows New York City narcotics detectives at work in one of New York’s harshest inner-city neighbourhoods.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 55 min.
Year of production
1994
Availability
Sale; 1999 sale: £50.00 (inclusive)
Subjects
Sociology
Keywords
New York; prisons; United States of America

Credits

Director
Arthur McCaig

Distributor

Name

Fionn Distributions

Phone
028 9074 1659
Fax
028 9002 4309
Address
62 Brucevale Park
Belfast BT14 6BQ
BT14 6BQ
Notes
If no reply ring 00 33 146 55 16 59 or fax 00 33 142 38 12 27 as GN has Belfast phone cut off when she’s in France.

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