Independent Lens Apart

Independent Lens “Apart”


Premiering Monday, Feb. 21 at 9 p.m.

Since the beginning of the War on Drugs, the number of women in U.S. prisons has grown drastically. The majority are mothers.

This intimate portrait dives into the heart of America’s opioid crisis through the reentry of three mothers imprisoned for drug-related crimes. As the women prepare to rejoin their families after years of incarceration, they enter an innovative prison program in Cleveland, Ohio where they lean on each other to learn the skills it will take to get a job, stay sober and win the trust of their kids. After facing alienation and addiction, the women begin to see the promise of reunion and redemption.

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