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Rikers Might Finally Close — and We Have Organizers to Thank
April 10, 2017
The infamous jail is the site of dozens of horrifying stories of prisoner mistreatment.
Watch RIKERS: AN AMERICAN JAIL
February 3, 2017
Coming to PBS in May, a riveting new film from Bill Moyers and team brings you face to face with what it's like to be incarcerated in the United States.
Watch RIKERS Documentary
November 15, 2016
A riveting new film from Bill Moyers and team brings you face to face with what it's like to be incarcerated in America.
The Mother of a Rikers Detainee on Her Torment
October 21, 2016
The Marshall Project
“I miss my son. I miss him so much.”
Experience RIKERS, Face to Face
October 11, 2016
For the first time in an extended documentary former detainees at Rikers Island talk directly into camera about their experience in New York City’s largest and most notorious jail. RIKERS premieres on Nov. 15 at 10 p.m. on THIRTEEN.
The Box: A Teen’s Horrifying Tale of Solitary Confinement at Rikers
December 23, 2014
| Daffodil Altan and Trey Bundy
This is the story of Ismael “Izzy” Nazario and the time he spent in solitary confinement in New York City’s Rikers Island jail.
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