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The Return

After California voters reversed the state’s Three Strikes law, thousands of inmates became suddenly eligible for resentencing and release. This provocative and touching documentary chronicles what happened next. Filmmakers Kelly Duane De la Vega and Katie Galloway (Better this World, SFIFF 2011) focus on the journeys of the newly free and their families, as well as the Stanford-based lawyers working on behalf of nonviolent offenders, illuminating the multifaceted struggle behind every transition from incarceration to freedom.

FILM DETAILS 
Screenwriter
  • Kelly Duane De La Vega
  • Katie Galloway
Cinematographer
  • Mario Furloni
Print Info
  • DCP
  • 81 mins