Filmed at Indiana’s Pendleton Correctional Facility during the same production period as the HBO film O.G.It’s a Hard Truth Ain’t It follows 13 incarcerated men as they study filmmaking as a vehicle to explore their memories and how they ended up with decades-long sentences. Animated sequences by Yoni Goodman bring their stories to life.

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Directed by Madeleine Sackler and thirteen men incarcerated at Pendleton Correction Facility. A Great Curve Films and Stacey Reiss production.

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IT'S A HARD TRUTH AIN'T IT

Dennis Brown

Franklin Cox

Brandon Crider

Clifford Elswick

Joseph Henderson

Herb Robertson

Rushawn Tanksley

marshaun bugg

al'jonon coleman

james collins

quentis hardiman

charles lawrence

madeleine sackler

mark thacker