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Prison Valley - The Prison Industry

Welcome to Cañon City, Colorado.

A town in the middle of nowhere with 36,000 souls and 13 prisons, one of which is Supermax, the new 'Alcatraz' of America. A prison town where even those living on the outside live on the inside. A journey into what the future might hold.

A web documentary by David Dufresne & Philippe Brault.


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  • World Press Photo (Amsterdam) : first prize of the interactive category for the multimedia contest
  • AIB (England) : Best cross-media/online production
  • Grimme Online Award (Germany) : knowledge and education award (best execution)
  • Visa pour l'image RFI/France 24 (Perpignan, France): best webdocumentary
  • Sheffield (England): Innovation Award (special mention)
  • FWA: Site of the day
  • Film festival Bellaria (Italy) : Best Crossmedia program
  • Prix Italia (Torino, Italia): best interactive site linked to a TV program

Official Selections 2010

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