Extras

    Video thumbnail: Independent Lens Criminal Justice System: Meet Rosa

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    Criminal Justice System: Meet Rosa

    Rosa talks about factors that have led to a pattern of juvenile detention.

    Criminal Justice System: Meet Rosa

    Video thumbnail: Independent Lens Criminal Justice System: Decisions

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    Criminal Justice System: Decisions

    This module looks at the ways families are affected by incarceration.

    Criminal Justice System: Decisions

    Video thumbnail: Independent Lens Criminal Justice System: Mentorship

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    Criminal Justice System: Mentorship

    Ida attends her mother's high school graduation in prison.

    Criminal Justice System: Mentorship

    Video thumbnail: Independent Lens Criminal Justice System: What to Do

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    Criminal Justice System: What to Do

    Hear opinions on the result of Cyntoia’s case and if teens should be tried as adults.

    Criminal Justice System: What to Do

    Video thumbnail: Independent Lens Criminal Justice System: Cyntoia as Mentor

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    Criminal Justice System: Cyntoia as Mentor

    Cyntoia reflects on the difficult circumstances of life in prison.

    Criminal Justice System: Cyntoia as Mentor

    Video thumbnail: Independent Lens Criminal Justice System: Seizing Stories

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    Criminal Justice System: Seizing Stories

    Cyntoia shares her history with sexual violence, which has profoundly impacted her life.

    Criminal Justice System: Seizing Stories

    Video thumbnail: Independent Lens Criminal Justice System: Intervention

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    Criminal Justice System: Intervention

    The Girl Scouts Beyond Bars program connects daughters with their incarcerated moms.

    Criminal Justice System: Intervention

    Video thumbnail: Independent Lens Criminal Justice System: Meet Cyntoia

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    Criminal Justice System: Meet Cyntoia

    Cyntoia, a teen girl serving a life sentence for murder, tells her story.

    Criminal Justice System: Meet Cyntoia

    Video thumbnail: Independent Lens Criminal Justice System: Expression

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    Criminal Justice System: Expression

    Delve into a drama therapy program at a juvenile detention center for girls in Illinois.

    Criminal Justice System: Expression

    Video thumbnail: Independent Lens Me Facing Life: Prison Reflections

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    Me Facing Life: Prison Reflections

    Via prison telephone, Cyntoia recounts her past choices and hopes for a better future.

    Me Facing Life: Prison Reflections

    Video thumbnail: Independent Lens Me Facing Life: Where Was I?

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    Me Facing Life: Where Was I?

    Cyntoia's adoptive mother struggles to understand why she missed the warning signs.

    Me Facing Life: Where Was I?

    Video thumbnail: Independent Lens Me Facing Life: Pretrial Interview

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    Me Facing Life: Pretrial Interview

    In a pretrial interview, Dr. William Bernet listens as Cyntonia recounts a painful past.

    Me Facing Life: Pretrial Interview

    Video thumbnail: Independent Lens Me Facing Life: They All Wanted Admiration

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    Me Facing Life: They All Wanted Admiration

    In prison, Cyntoia tries to recuperate her own self-esteem after years of abuse.

    Me Facing Life: They All Wanted Admiration

    Video thumbnail: Independent Lens Me Facing Life: Cyntoia's Story - Promo

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    Me Facing Life: Cyntoia's Story - Promo

    She made a split-second decision that changed everything.

    Me Facing Life: Cyntoia's Story - Promo