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The One & The Many

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The One and The Many is a feature documentary that takes viewers inside the world of Italian prison theatre. Directed by the New York filmmaker Inaya Graciana Yusuf, the film follows theatre director and playwright Armando Punzo and a jailhouse theatre troupe, Compagnia della Fortezza. One of the oldest of its kind, the troupe is made up of inmates at Volterra, a maximum security prison in Italy. Follow the film on Twitter to find out when it will be released and learn more about the actors’ stories and the success of their prison rehabilitation program. Currently, The One and The Many is in the final round of filming, production. As of today, September 9th, the film project is crowdfunding on Kickstarter as well as asking for support on their website.

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Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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