March 26, 2014

Screening, discussion of ‘Lost for Life’

The documentary "Lost for Life," which focuses on juveniles who receive life-wihout-parole prison sentences, will be featured in a free public screening and subsequent panel discussion at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, in Carnegie Cinema.

Fillmmaker Josh Rofé will participate in the session. His has appeared at festivals and received favorable reviews since its debut at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., last summer.

Participants in the post-screening panel include: Rofé; Michael Burrowes, assistant director of The Rock Ethics Instiute at Penn State; Judge Timothy Searer, former president judge in Pennsylvania's 58th judicial district; and Michaela Soyer, a postdoctoral scholar at The Justice Center for Research at Penn State.

The session is sponsored by The Justice Center for Research, The Rock Ethics Institute, the Department of Film-Video and Media Studies, the Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, and the Department of Sociology and Criminology.