San Quentin Film School

In a first of its kind, an extremely innovative prison project, the San Quentin Film School, became a 7 part series hosted on the Discovery Channel. The San Quentin Film School is a documentary that follows 9 selected inmates incarcerated in San Quentin as they learn the many different aspects and techniques of film making. They are then allowed to view certain aspects of life behind bars in San Quentin through the prisoners eyes.

The San Quentin Film School is the brain child of award winning documentary film director, Bruce Sinofsky. Sinofsky is best known for his documentaries, Paradise lost, Brother’s Keeper and Hollywood High. Sinofsky has won a Directors Guild Award and two Emmys for his films.

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