Interviews - Over twenty hours of interviews were recorded
in the making of A Sentence of Their Own. Unfortunately, not
everything recorded could be included in the final film
every interview was transcribed, making this section a must see
for viewers wanting to know more about the many issues covered and/or
not covered in A Sentence of Their Own.
Writes Back! - A
new page with Becky's responses to letters from folks who have seen
A Sentence of Their Own and felt it important to voice their
Edgar as a Speaker - A new page with information on booking
Edgar as a speaker for your next conference, community group meeting,
or educational presentation. A wide-range of topics are listed to
assist you in deciding whether A Sentence of Their Own and
Edgar's presentation are good match for your group.
Screenings Map - A
comprehensive listing of community screenings being organized state-by-state.
If you are interested in organizing a screening of A Sentence
of Their Own in your community visit this page for important
- A listing of the wonderful individuals and organizations
who helped make the film possible.
Guide - A
comprehensive twenty-one page discussion guide, written by Alvina
Mathis from the Department of Correctional Education at the Virginia
Correctional Center for Women.
Guide questions are listed sequentially, corresponding to the flow
of the video. Highly recommended
for a thorough understanding of the many issues presented in A
Sentence of Their Own. Can be downloaded
as a PDF file. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader
Jump-Start - A short list of questions offering group leaders
a closer look at some of the issues raised in the film. If time
is limited, visit this page to jump-start group discussion.
- A comprehensive listing of frequently asked questions and answers
to those questions.
Transcript - A word-for-word written transcript of the documentary
including voice over, as well as naturally occurring dialogue heard
throughout the film.
- Reviews, awards, and articles on A Sentence of Their Own,
including a listing of upcoming conferences and film festivals where
the film will be screened.
Purchase - Ordering information for the purchase of A
Sentence of Their Own. Both institutional and home video rates
Feedback - A forum where one can share their own personal
story or leave their thoughts and impressions of the film.