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‘Downstream’ Explores Parental Incarceration in Vermont: Three Opportunities to See, Discuss This Film

DOWNSTREAM is a thought-provoking Vermont documentary about the effects of parental incarceration, and actions that can be life-changing for the children and their families. The film highlights Camp Agape, which is a ministry of The Episcopal Church in Vermont.

  • April 29, 6:30PM, U-32 High School, 930 Gallison Rd, Montpelier, VT
  • May 7, 6:30PM, Essex Cinemas, Essex, VT
  • May 23, 6:30PM, Briggs Opera House, Hartford, VT

DOWNSTREAM is a one hour documentary film featuring the compelling stories of those left behind when a parent goes to prison. Vermont children and caregivers share their experiences, revealing the complex and emotional terrain they navigate in the wake of a parent’s incarceration.

The film also includes the voices of a number of Vermont leaders and advocates whose perspectives help give larger context to the children’s and family’s stories. Those appearing in the film include: elected and state officials, educators, a law school professor, and a pediatrician.

“’DOWNSTREAM’ paints a vivid picture of the generational impact of incarceration on Vermont’s children and families. Thanks to the subjects who have agreed to share their most personal stories so that others may better understand the plight that they and others face.” U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy.

A discussion will follow the screening. To learn more about the film and to see the film trailer go to:

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