Exclusive: New project is a “provocative” look at the Us prison system.Submarine
, the independent film and transmedia production company set up by Femke Wolting
and Bruno Felix
in 2000, is to co produce American Jail (working title), the latest film from Roger Ross Williams
, director of Oscar-nominated Life, Animated (pictured).
Billed as “a deeply personal and provocative film,” the feature doc follows Roger Ross Williams
as he sets out on a journey to understand the complex forces at work in America’s prison system.
He embarks on a search for solutions to help the community he came from in Easton, Pennsylvania. Other partners on the project include CNN, BBC and the Why foundation.Submarine
is also producing another provocative new feature doc The Method Bellingcat, about online group Bellingcat (formerly known as The Brown Moses blog), founded by citizen journalist Eliot Higgins
Leicester-based blogger Higgins attracted a worldwide following for his work identifying the provenance of weapons