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Title The Dhamma brothers / Freedom Behind Bars productions ; produced in association with Northern Light Productions, and the Lionheart Foundation ; directors, Jenny Phillips, Andrew Kukura, Anne Marie Stein ; producers, Jenny Phillips, Anne Marie Stein ; co-producer, Peter Broderick.
Imprint [Concord, MA] : Freedom Behind Bars Productions, [2008]
Edition Collector's edition ; [Full screen presentation].

Subject Donaldson Correctional Facility (Bessemer, Ala.)
Prisons -- Alabama.
Meditation -- Buddhism.
Meditation -- Therapeutic use.
Prisoners -- Religious life -- Alabama -- Bessemer.
Criminals -- Rehabilitation.
Vipaśyanā (Buddhism)
Dharma (Buddhism)
Alt Name Phillips, Jenny, 1942-
Kukura, Andrew,
Stein, Anne Marie,
Broderick, Peter,
Micheletti, Zachary,
Freedom Behind Bars Productions,
Northern Lights Productions,
Lionheart Foundation (Boston, Mass.),
Add Title Subtitle on container: East meets west in the deep south
Description 1 videodisc (76 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
polychrome rdacc
Edition Collector's edition ; [Full screen presentation].
System Details DVD, NTSC, all regions; aspect ratio 1.33:1 (4:3); Dolby Digital.
Note In English; optional subtitles in English and Spanish.
Credits Cinematography, Jeremy Leach, Wah Ho Chan; editor, Andrew Kukura; music, Zachary Micheletti.
Note Videodisc release of the documentary motion picture produced in 2007.
Special features; one hour of never-before-seen footage, including personal conversations with the Dhamma Brothers, their families, and the meditation teachers about their lives in prison and Vipassana practices; original theatrical trailer.
Summary An overcrowded maximum-security prison is dramatically changed by the influence of an ancient meditation program. A dramatic tale of human potential and transformation that closely follows and documents the stories of the prison inmates.
Audience Not rated.
Performer Grady Bankhead, Ron Cavanaugh, Jonathan Crowley, Edward Johnson.
Awards Winner, Best documentary: Western Psychological Association, San Francisco Frozen, and Woods Hole Film Festivals ; 2008 Winner, Prevention for a Safer Society Award, National Council on Crime & Delinquency.
ISBN/ISSN 013964155402
Publisher # PRFPRDVD55402D
OCLC # 665093673

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