New York City Times Square Interactive Panel Discussion about Mass Incarceration featuring MILWAUKEE 53206

November 15, 2017KeithNewsNo Comments
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Through portal technology linking New York City’s Time Square to the 53206 ZIP code in Milwaukee, I hosted an interactive  discussion around mass incarceration using the themes from the documentary MILWAUKEE 53206.  My guests Dennis Walton and Lewis Lee of Made Men Worldwide both brought engaging perspectives on the issues and their work in the community. […]

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MILWAUKEE 53206 Wins 2017 Media for a Just Society Award

November 13, 2017KeithNewsNo Comments
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I’m thrilled to announce that MILWAUKEE 53206 won the National Council on Crime and Delinquency’s 2017 Media for a Just Society Award in the film category.  We are additionally honored to have tied with Netflix’s phenomenal documentary 13TH, directed by Ava DuVernay who I truly admire and whose work I love.  MILWAUKEE 53206 and 13TH together will receive the […]

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Photos of MILWAUKEE 53206 now part of Permanent Museum Exhibition on Mass Incarceration

May 2, 2017KeithNewsNo Comments
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Photographs taken during the making of MILWAUKEE 53206 are now part of a permanent exhibition called Prisons Today: Questions in the Age of Mass Incarceration at Eastern State Penitentiary Museum in Philadelphia, PA.  The new exhibition is the first in the United States to address issues of mass incarceration.  Eastern State Penitentiary, once an infamous prison […]

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Screening of MILWAUKEE 53206 in Minneapolis at Urban Affairs Conference & Solomon’s Porch

April 22, 2017KeithNewsNo Comments
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This weekend we had two back-to-back screenings of MILWAUKEE 53206 in Minneapolis.  The first was at Urban Affairs international annual conference which is an interdisciplinary space for engaging in intellectual and practical discussions about urban life.  Urban scholars, researchers, and public service professionals present their theoretical, empirical, and action-oriented research with an aim to foster understanding […]

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Detroit Premiere of MILWAUKEE 53206 at the FREEP Film Festival

April 1, 2017KeithNewsNo Comments
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Another lively discussion after the premiere of MILWAUKEE 53206 at the Detroit Institute of Arts as part of the FREEP Film Festival.  After the film Detroit Free Press staff writer Katrease Stafford led a discussion that included myself;  Beverly Walker and Chad Wilson, both stories in the film; Michigan State Representative Erika Geiss, D-Taylor and Joseph […]

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