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The Screen Guide

Australia has the highest proportion in the world of inmates in private prisons. These facilities are financed, built, managed and owned by US and UK. corporations. BUSINESS BEHIND BARS - PART 2 questions prison management and accountability, and reveals the personal struggles of inmates and former prisoners - deaths in custody, self-harm, riots, surviving after release. Issues of law and order and mandatory sentencing confront us daily. Is the combination of a private prison industry and harsher sentencing policies the way to go?

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Crew

Director
Catherine Scott
Writers
Alison Lyssa  Catherine Scott
Producer
Pat Fiske

Production Details

Production Completion
2000
Genre
History and national identity, Social contemporary
Production Company
Paradigm Pictures Pty Ltd

Sales

International Sales
Pat Fiske

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • New Zealand Film Festival
    (2002)
  • The Australian Journalist Association
    (2001)
  • New Zealand Film Festival
    (2001)