The Return Featuring Guest Speaker Deb Furlong

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With the recent amendment to California's "three-strikes law", thousands of former prisoners begin their reintegration process into society. There will be a post-film discussion with Deb Furlong of Second Chance. 2016.

Deb Furlong is the Director of Adult programs at Second Chance, a workforce development program that gets people off the streets and into the workforce to become contributing members of society, improving public health, safety and financial stability. Second Chance carries out its mission by providing workforce readiness training and job placement programs, as well as wrap-around services, to youth, adults, veterans, former substance abusers and formerly incarcerated persons.

Picture This is a cinematic celebration that offers a diverse array of both narrative and documentary film. It strives to be socially engaging, culturally relevant, and informative while still being fun and entertaining. Picture This will at times provide added features to its screenings in the form of guest speakers, discussion panels, concerts, and other eclectic programming.

POV (a cinema term for “point of view”) is television’s longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. POV premieres 14-16 of the best, boldest and most innovative programs every year on PBS. Since 1988, POV has presented over 400 films to public television audiences across the country. POV films are known for their intimacy, their unforgettable storytelling and their timeliness, putting a human face on contemporary social issues.
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