“The Throwaways”: New Film Spotlights Impact of Police Killings and Mass Incarceration in Upstate NY

Amidst national outrage over police brutality across the country, we look at a new film that documents police shootings and the consequences of mass incarceration in upstate New York. The Throwaways focuses on the idea that certain lives in our society are considered disposable. It follows activist and filmmaker Ira McKinley, a former felon, as he seeks to document and mobilize his community of Albany, the state capital of New York.

http://www.democracynow.org/blog/2014/9/17/the_throwaways_new_film_spotlights_police

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