<i>At Night I Fly</i>. 2011. Sweden/Denmark. Directed by Michel Wenzer
  • At Night I Fly

    2011. Sweden/Denmark. Michel Wenzer. 88 min.

U.S. premiere. Followed by a discussion with Michel Wenzer and producer Tobias Janson

Thursday, February 21, 2013, 4:00 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2

  • At Night I Fly

    2011. Sweden/Denmark. Directed by Michel Wenzer. Most of the prisoners at New Folsom, a maximum-security prison in Sacramento, California, are serving life sentences, and they must cope on a daily basis not only with the crimes they committed but also with prison's punishing isolation, hopelessness, and violence. To that end, participants in New Folsom's Arts in Correction Facilitation program learn to express themselves through poetry readings, gospel choirs, playing musical instruments, and discussion groups. Survival, however, is a deeply personal process that each must chart for himself. Eschewing a simple narration of redemption, Wenzler assembles a complex portrait of prison life. At Night I Fly won the Swedish Guldbagge Award in 2011 for best documentary. Courtesy of Swedish Film Institute. (IS) 88 min.