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Herman's House

The injustice of solitary confinement and the transformative power of art are explored in a new feature documentary from first-time director Angad Singh Bhalla. Herman's House follows the unlikely friendship between visual artist Jackie Sumell and Herman Wallace, one of America's most famous inmates, as they collaborate on an unprecedented - and widely acclaimed - art installation.


"A portrait of an invisible man, Herman's House is a raised voice in the constitutional debate over solitary confinement." - John Anderson, Variety

"Although this documentary has a powerful political subtext, it is best described as a conceptual art piece about confinement, attached to a dual biography of the artist and the prisoner." - Stephen Holden, New York Times

Director: Angad Bhalla
With: Herman Wallace
Year: 2013
Runtime: 80 minutes
Country: USA
Language: English
Distributor: KinoSmith

Ratings: ON NR / BC NR / AB NR / SK NR / MB NR / QC NR / Maritmes NR


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