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16 Bars

16 Bars is a movie starring Speech Thomas, Garland T. Carr, and Tennyson Jackson. Inmates in Virginia attempt to transcend the cycle of recidivism through an unlikely artistic collaboration behind bars with Grammy-winning hip hop...

Running Time
1 hours 34 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Sam Bathrick
Actors
Tennyson Jackson, Speech Thomas, Garland T. Carr, Devonte James
Country
USA
Year
2018
Audio Languages
اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
اللغة_العربية, 日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

16 Bars is an intimate look at the lives of four inmates at the city jail in Richmond, Virginia, who are a part of a unique rehabilitation effort that involves writing and recording original music. The film follows their personal and artistic development as they produce and record with with Grammy- winning recording artist, Todd 'Speech' Thomas, from the hip-hop group Arrested Development. As the creative process unfurls and a chance at freedom draws near, each of these men must unearth painful elements of their pasts, which hold the key to a new chapter in their lives. The story is set in Richmond Virginia, the former seat of the confederacy, where the legacy of systemic racism, a spiraling opioid crisis, generational poverty, and a lack of mental health services have entrapped many of its citizens in a cycle of incarceration- which makes the city itself a unique case study for rising recidivism rates in the U.S. at large. With the U.S. locking up more of its citizens per capita than any other nation on the planet, the music of the film serves as rare testimony to the raw and messy truth behind the criminal justice system's revolving door.

Comments about documentary «16 Bars» (4)

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Carolyn B.

I think this is a good movie. I don't know why it got such a low rating. It is definitely a good documentary about the experiences of a group of people who were involved in the same situation. It shows the real things that happened and doesn't tell you what you want to hear. It is very slow, and you can't really understand what is going on. If you like documentaries and have time to spare, I would recommend this one.

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Judy Reyes

I liked the film. I liked the music. I liked the camera work. I liked the cinematography. I liked the fact that they made the film in black and white. I like the fact that the film is shot in a way that makes you feel like you're right there in the middle of the film. The film is definitely worth seeing and it's something I would recommend to anyone who likes documentary films. I thought the film was great and I recommend it to anyone who wants to see a good documentary film.

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Sandra

I'm a big fan of documentaries, and this was one of the best documentaries I've seen in a long time. It's about how a man who was a child star was brought into the business by a very successful director who wanted to make a film about the star. I would recommend this to anyone who is interested in the history of film and the people who made it. It is very interesting, and if you're a fan of the star, you'll find out about him and his life. If you're not a fan, it's still very interesting. I highly recommend this film.

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Heather Morgan

This is an interesting documentary that delves into the life of a man named Michael Moore, who is a highly controversial figure in America. The film is a compilation of interviews with Moore, as well as his ex-wife, and his daughter, who is now his daughter-in-law. The film is almost entirely shot in the last three months of Moore's life, and it is a fascinating look into the man's life. The film is largely made up of clips from Moore's films, and it is fascinating to see how Moore was able to make such a big impact in the media and with his audiences. The film is also very entertaining, and is a very interesting look into the life of a man who was known for his controversial opinions. It is also interesting to see how Moore's views on race and politics have changed over time, and how he has changed his opinions on things like the Iraq War. Overall, this is a very interesting look into the life of Michael Moore, and it is definitely worth watching.