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Film maker Jesse Lava: the injustice prison system

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Filmmaker Jesse Lava has been documenting the prison industrial complex and the prison injustice system in America as the Campaign Director of the Criminal Justice Project of the Brave New Foundation.  We talk to Jesse about his films and the conditions that have led 30,000 California prisoners to go on hunger strike.

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