The penetrating “Solitary” is a sobering account of life (without parole) inside the Red Onion

LA TImeS

 

“Deeply disturbing and moving.”

DOCUMENTARY MAGAZINE

 

“Intelligent, thoughtful, and tough documentary filmmaking.”

FLAVORWIRE

 

“Refusing to shy away from harsh truths...SOLITARY offers a complicated portrait of 21st-century crime and punishment.”

VARIETY

 

“An act of wide-ranging compassion.”

HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

 

 

Additional Press

In Solitary, Kristi Jacobson Finds that No Matter the Punishment, Humanity Remains , Paste Magazine , February 2017

A New Prison Documentary On HBO Reveals Life In Solitary ConfinementForbes, February 2017

Documentary Focuses On 'Voicelessness And Helplessness' Of Solitary Confinement , NPR- All Things Considered, February 2017

Documentary examines life inside America's supermax prisons , CBS News,  February 2017

Documentary set in Virginia super-max prison makes HBO premiere on Monday , Richmond Times- Dispatch,  February 2017

 Watch: A New Documentary’s Rare Access Inside Solitary , The Marshall Project , February 2017 

 A Devastating Look Into Isolation in “Solitary” , Washington Square News , January 2017 .

HBO's Solitary Confinement Documentary Looks Horrifying , Esquire, January 2017

Tribeca Film Fest: Filmmakers Talk Doc ‘Solitary’- Does Solitary Confinement Ever Make Sense? Reel Life With Jane, October 2016

What Living in a bathroom-sized room does to your mindThe Independent, August 2016

A Glimpse Into the Lives of Those Forced into Solitary ConfinementThe Innocence Project, July 2016

The AFI DOCS Interview: SOLITARY Director Kristi JacobsonAmerican Film Institute Magazine, June 2016

Film goes inside Virginia super-max, Bristol Herald Courier, May 2016

‘Solitary’ Tribeca Clip: Time-Stopping All-Access Look Inside A Supermax PrisonDeadline, April 2016

'Solitary' Tribeca ReviewThe Hollywood Reporter, April 2016

Film Review: 'Solitary', Variety, April 2016

At Tribeca, Journalistic Docs ShineDocumentary Magazine, April 2016

The Best and Worst Documentaries of the Tribeca Film FestivalFlavorwire, April 2016