Season 3, Episode 1 Through the Wire
First Aired: June 26, 1990
A provocative documentary about three female convicts who served time in an underground prison in Kentucky. The three prisoners were convicted of politically motivated “nonviolent” crimes, and charge they were subjected to inhumane conditions. Susan Sarandon narrates.
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- Premiered: July 5, 1988
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- Premise: This acclaimed, long-running documentary series is a showcase for independent films on a wide variety of subjects, from the heartwarming (`Sweet Old Song,' about a 91-year-old musician) to the whimsical (`The Sweetest Sound,' a study of names) to the contr… (more)