Philly DA Episode 6

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6:00 PM, Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Location: Online Event - Pacific Standard Time (click for map)

We will be watching Episode 6 about the opioid crisis. Please email us at Meaningfulmoviesspokane@gmail.com to get links for movie and discussion. You can choose to watch them movie on your own via PBS Passport or video app. We will start the movie at 6;00 and discussion at 7:00

In 2017, Philadelphia had one of the highest incarceration rates of any major city in the United States. And it’s become the epicenter of a historic experiment that could shape the future of prosecution in America for decades to come. When civil rights attorney Larry Krasner mounted a long shot campaign to become District Attorney—and won—he pledged to end mass incarceration by changing the culture of the criminal justice system from within. With unprecedented access to Krasner’s office, Philly D.A. explores over the course of eight episodes the most pressing social issues of our time—police brutality, the opioid crisis, gun violence, and mass incarceration—through the lens of one man attempting fundamental overhaul from within the system.

Release Year: 2021

Running Time: 55

Director: Yoni Brook, Ted Passon

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