Toronto, Ontario – The movie INSIDE PEACE, winner of many film festival awards such as Best Documentary, and Humanitarian and Audience Choice awards, will be shown on Thursday, March 30 at 7:30pm. It will be in the Innis Town Hall Theatre at 2 Sussex Avenue on the U of T campus.
Following the film, the audience can ask questions and share comments in a live Q&A interaction with 2 of the starring ex-inmates.
The film, which focuses on several hardened Texas inmates doing time at Dominguez State Jail, offers a rare look, not only inside the correctional facility, but inside the hearts and minds of the men featured.
At the core of the story is a “peace class” they attend, initially as an excuse to get free pencils, paper and an hour of air conditioning in the sweltering heat of San Antonio, Texas.
Eventually, though, it is their minds and spirits that become refreshed, through exposure to concepts such as self-awareness, inner strength, appreciation and the possibility of real change – from the inside out.
Filmmaker Cynthia Fitzpatrick, who has spent more than two decades working with such award-winning TV series as The Sopranos, Six Feet Under and Sex and the City, made Inside Peace.
Says Fitzpatrick, “I wanted to share the stories of these people I came to know, whose lives touched mine as I watched them navigate the arduous journey from inside prison walls to their return home - a journey not only of outward release but of inner transformation.”
Watch the movie trailer: www.insidepeacemovie.com