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Tutwiler

Synopsis: 

A selection of Big Apple Film Festival & Winner of Best Screenplay & Best Actress at Atlanta Independent Film Festival -Inspired by true events occurring inside Alabama's only women's prison, Tutwiler sheds light on the inhumane treatment & sexual abuse of the inmates. The women are subjected to perform sexual acts in order to receive necessities such as clothes, food, & toiletries. An orphanage was started, taking in all of the unwanted children that are born inside the prison, that are products of rape by the guards. Tutwiler hopes to make enough noise and raise enough awareness that a change is made!

Runtime: 
16:37
English subtitle: 
No

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Information for the Audience: 

Based on a true story. A selection of Big Apple Film Festival & Winner of Best Screenplay & Best Actress at Atlanta Independent Film Festival -Inspired by true events occurring inside Alabama's only women's prison, Tutwiler sheds light on the inhumane treatment & sexual abuse of the inmates. The women are subjected to perform sexual acts in order to receive necessities such as clothes, food, & toiletries. An orphanage was started, taking in all of the unwanted children that are born inside the prison, that are products of rape by the guards. Tutwiler hopes to make enough noise and raise enough awareness that a change is made! The writer and star of the film, Evan Elise Owens is currently in pre-production for another short film based on a true story out of Tutwiler Prison.

Screenings / Awards: 

Big Apple Film Festival
Atlanta Independent Film Festival- Best Screenplay, Best Actress
George Lindsey Film Festival
Los Angeles Urban Film Festival
Broken Knuckle Film Festival
Legends of Hollywood Film Festival
IndieWise Film Festival

Directed by: 
Matthew Lincoln
Writing credits: 
Evan Elise Owens Matthew Lincoln
Cast: 
Evan Elise Owens Bob Patterson Ross Sather Morgan Evans
Produced by: 
Evan Elise Owens
Cinematography by: 
Matthew Lincoln
Film Editing by: 
Matthew Lincoln
Casting by: 
Evan Elise Owens
Costume Design by: 
Evan Elise Owens
Makeup Department: 
Anne Kathleen Williams
Release Date: 
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Total votes: 1285

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