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The War on Drugs Has a New General

HUFFINGTON POST | During the past several years, both the federal government and many states took important steps toward reducing some of the harms caused by the War on Drugs. These policy changes were adopted with bipartisan support providing cause for optimism among reformers. Notable examples include, the passage of the Fair Sentencing Act of

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Trump’s Election And Criminal Justice Reform

Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore [ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED AT THE HUFFINGTON POST] What can we expect from President-elect Trump when it comes to criminal justice reform? Even though overall crime rates are at historic lows, throughout Trump’s campaign he sounded reminiscent of Richard Nixon – emphasizing the problem of crime and the need for

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Incarcerating US Premieres at Nation’s Capital

On Thursday, September 15th, Incarcerating US premiered for a packed house at Georgetown Law School in Washington, D.C. The location for the first screening was fitting for a movie that shows the history and impact of the destructive policies that fueled the unprecedented growth of America’s prison population. While the movie itself offers several ways to fundamentally

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Incarceration Nation: How We Got Here

THE CRIME REPORT | Incarceration Nation: How We Got Here By Mark Obbie A Virginia prison. Still courtesy of “Life Is My Movie Entertainment.” An inside-the-Beltway law school lacks the stereotypical glamour of a movie premiere venue. But it makes sense when the movie tells the history—or at least one version of the history—of

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PRESS RELEASE: Incarcerating US World Premiere Begins with Washington D.C. Debut Event and Panel

Additional screenings to be held in select cities and film will be available on movie’s website – September 15 WASHINGTON D.C. September 8, 2016 — On September 15th, 2016 Life is My Movie Entertainment will debut its new feature length documentary Incarcerating US with a world premiere screening event and panel. The panel discussion, which will be available on

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Obama’s Pardons Highlight Need for Criminal Justice Overhaul

By: Regan Hines, Director of Incarcerating US [ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED AT THE HUFFINGTON POST] On Tuesday, President Obama shortened sentences for 111 more prisoners as part of the ongoing clemency initiative his administration started two years ago. This brings Obama’s total number of shortened sentences to 673—more than the past ten presidents combined. This long-held executive power, known as commutation,

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Press Release: New Feature Length Documentary “Incarcerating US”

The film explores the complexities of the U.S. criminal justice system, prison reform and outcomes of the War on Drugs LOS ANGELES, Calif. July 19, 2016 — Life is My Movie Entertainment is excited to announce the upcoming release of a new feature length documentary entitled Incarcerating US. The film teaser is available today. Incarcerating US tells the story

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Production Wrapped

We are pleased to announce that we have wrapped production on Incarcerating US! After a little over a year of traveling the country, shooting interviews, and learning more about the criminal justice and prison system we have finished our final shoot and are ready to enter post-production. It has been an incredible experience hearing the

Life is My Movie Entertainment enters production and principle photography on “Incarcerating US”

LIMM News | Life is My Movie Entertainment enters production and principle photography on Incarcerating US. November 12, 2013 LOS ANGELES, California – Life Is My Movie Entertainment is excited to announce the start of production, including principal photography, has begun on the new feature length documentary, Incarcerating US, which explores the purpose of prison and the criminal

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Life is My Movie Entertainment develops “Incarcerating US” for inclusion in its growing catalogue.

LIMM News | Life is My Movie Entertainment develops “Incarcerating US" for inclusion in its growing catalogue. GRAYSON, Georgia -  Life is My Movie Entertainment is excited to announce the development of a new feature length documentary entitled Incarcerating US for inclusion in its growing catalogue. Incarcerating US explores the purpose of prison and the criminal

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