‘American Jail’: CNN Films & Roger Ross Williams Team For Docu On Mass-Incarceration Crisis

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CNN Films and Oscar-winning documentarian Roger Ross Williams are teaming for American Jail, a new film that explores what fuels the country’s prison system. The docu is set to premiere at 9 PM July 1 on CNN. The logline: Writer-director-producer Williams' investigation presents a range of stakeholder positions and offers working examples of potential solutions, even traveling to the Netherlands for cases of success, to address the “prison pipeline” that criminalizes the…