In the US, the only country to sentence minors to life without parole, over 2500 inmates are serving that time. Documentary filmmaker Tirtza Even screens her experimental film Natural Life tonight at the Gene Siskel Center and joins us to talk about the effectiveness of juvenile imprisonment and its effects on the incarcerated, officials, and the law.
“Often times what i find really interesting is that performance artists will come from a political agenda, they may come from a sound art agenda. They may come from dance, they may come from music, they may come from theater but primarily they’re working from a really interesting space, that, to me, is thinking about ideas - thinking about ways in which you push the body through different places. […] It’s been a very collaborative experience.” - Mark Jeffery, Curator, SAIC Professor and Member