Tre Maison Dasan

Showings

Film Info
Genre:Documentary Feature
Runtime:94
Premiere Status:East Coast Premiere
Web Site:https://www.tremaisondasan.com/
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Denali Tiller
Additional Info
Twitter:@TreMaisonDasan
Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/tremaisondasan

Description

Expected to be in attendance: Director Denali Tiller and Subjects

TRE MAISON DASAN is an intimate portrait of three boys growing up, each with a parent in prison. Told directly from the children’s perspectives, the film explores relationships and separation, masculinity, and coming of age in America when a parent is behind bars.

Tre, Maison, and Dasan are three very different boys. Tre is a charismatic 13-year-old who hides his emotions behind a mask of tough talk and hard edges. Maison is a bright-eyed 11-year-old with Asperger’s syndrome, known for his ever-active mind and deep love for those around him. Dasan is a sensitive six-year-old with an incredible capacity for empathy and curiosity. Though the boys’ parents were not convicted of the low-level offenses that have become well known through conversations around mass incarceration, their histories and relationships raise many questions about justice and the ripple effects of our judicial system as a whole.

Additional Information

Screening Supported by:
The DocYard

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