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IN PRISON MY WHOLE LIFE

by Marc Evans

synopsis

Mumia Abu Jamal, a journalist and former member of the Black Panthers, has been on death row since 1982 for the alleged murder of a police officer. Twenty-four year-old William Francome is a kind and educated young Englishman with a marked political conscience, who was born the very day the crime was committed. Mumia plead innocent but was given the death sentence and despite the support of humanitarian organizations and renowned personalities has been awaiting his execution for decades. Will is aware that for every minute of his own privileged life a man segregated in isolation has been waiting to die. A man who maintains his innocence.

original title: In Prison My Whole Life
country: United Kingdom, United States
sales agent: Swipe Films
year: 2007
genre: documentary
directed by: Marc Evans
film run: 94'
screenplay: Marc Evans, William Francome
cast: William Francome, Mumia Abu Jamal, Snoop Dogg, Mos Def, Steve Earle, Alice Walker, Angela Davies, Noam Chomsky
cinematography by: Ari Issler
film editing: Mags Arnold
music: Robert Del Naja, Neil Davidge
producer: Livia Giuggioli, Domenico Procacci, Nick Goodwin Self
production: Fandango, Nana Films (UK)
distributor: Fandango (IT)
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