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Directed by Garrett Guinn

Portland 2017 40 mins. In English

In 2009, Noah Schultz was arrested for attempted murder, sentenced, and incarcerated for seven years. Pushed to better himself and challenge perceptions of what it means to be an inmate, Noah took full advantage of rehabilitation programs, workshops, and educational services. With determination and spirit he has gone from gang member, drug dealer, and prisoner, to college graduate, author, and TEDx speaker. Building on his success, he continues to advocate for programs in youth correctional facilities, and hopes to achieve reform of our nation’s prison systems. Garrett Guinn will be on hand to discuss his film.

Genres: Documentary



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