College Behind Bars

The documentary film series by award-winning filmmaker Lynn Novick, produced by Sarah Botstein, and executive produced by Ken Burns, tells the story of a small group of incarcerated men and women struggling to earn college degrees and turn their lives around in one of the most rigorous and effective prison education programs in the United States - the Bard Prison Initiative.

Recent Episodes

Parts One & Two: No One Ever Taught Me Any of That; I'm Trying to Get Home to My Family, Too | Thursday, November 28 at 9:00 PM ET / Thursday, November 28 at 8:00 PM CT

Parts Three & Four: Every Single Word Matters; Home Is a Work in Progress | Friday, November 29 at 9:00 PM ET / Friday, November 29 at 8:00 PM CT

Show all past College Behind Bars episodes.