Free Screening of Rikers Documentary at Fourth Universalist

West Side Rag

By Carol Tannenhauser

Fourth Universalist Society
160 Central Park West (76th Street)
Tuesday, November 28
7 p.m.

If you want to understand the issues compelling criminal justice advocates and state and local politicians to close Rikers Island sooner than later, come see Bill Moyers’ hour-long documentary, RIKERS An American Jail, on Tuesday night at the Fourth Universalist Society at 76th and Central Park West. The film combines footage of the infamous 11-jail complex with the words of those who were once detained there, revealing a culture of violence, deprivation, and cruelty. Read more HERE.

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