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Every Prison Is Attica: A Short Documentary Film by David Kuhn

12 pm
Online Only
Free

Join the New York State Museum for a special online screening of Every Prison Is Attica, a short documentary film directed and produced by David Kuhn in collaboration with the Correctional Association of New York (CANY), the only independent organization in New York with authority under state law to monitor prisons and report its findings to the legislature and the broader public.

Following the 16-minute film, a question-and-answer session will be led by New York State Museum Senior Historian Aaron Noble, curator of the Museum’s exhibit, Open Wounds: The 50-Year Legacy of the Attica Prison Uprising.

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Additional Resources

Heather Ann Thompson, Blood in the Water (2015) 
https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/178182/blood-in-the-water-by-heather-ann-thompson/

Malcolm Bell, The Attica Turkey Shoot: Carnage, Cover-Up, and the Pursuit of Justice (2017) 
https://www.skyhorsepublishing.com/9781510716148/the-attica-turkey-shoot/)

Correctional Association of New York
www.correctionalassociation.org

Open Wounds: The Fifty-Year Legacy of the Attica Prison Uprising

Open Wounds: The Fifty-Year Legacy of the Attica Prison Uprising

Learn more about the NYSM exhibition on view from September 9, 2021 to December 31, 2021.