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16 Bars

16 Bars is a movie starring Speech Thomas, Garland T. Carr, and Tennyson Jackson. Inmates in Virginia attempt to transcend the cycle of recidivism through an unlikely artistic collaboration behind bars with Grammy-winning hip hop...

Running Time
1 hours 34 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Sam Bathrick
Actors
Garland T. Carr, Tennyson Jackson, Devonte James, Speech Thomas
Country
USA
Year
2018
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Inmates in Virginia attempt to transcend the cycle of recidivism through an unlikely artistic collaboration behind bars with Grammy-winning hip hop artist Todd 'Speech' Thomas.

Comments about documentary «16 Bars» (19)

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Matthew

This documentary on how the entire 'ghetto' of New York City came about is a fascinating insight into the city and the characters involved. It is perhaps an unrealistic documentary in that the entirety of the ghetto was quite obviously a lie, but the documentary is nonetheless a fascinating look at how the majority of the ghetto was actually fake, and the films portrayal of the people living in the ghetto was certainly realistic. It is a shame that the real story was not brought to light in this documentary. The documentary highlights how Jews, Italians, and African-Americans were all drawn to the 'ghetto' because of the rich real estate and the lack of jobs in the city. It also highlights how these groups were often treated by the police as 'wetbacks', and how the police were very hesitant to enforce segregation. The documentary is very good in terms of the photos and the interviews, but unfortunately it does not delve as much into the actual lives of the people living in the 'ghetto'. Overall, I believe the documentary is a good look into the people and their lives in the 'ghetto', and it is definitely a documentary worth seeing.

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Jesse W.

The Taming of the Shrew is a very well-done movie about a book by the great British poet Lord Byron. It begins in the 1800's in Gloucestershire with a famous encounter between two old men. They meet again in the year 1912, in a forest in France, where one is an old man who has lost all his memories, and the other is a young man who is already grown up. He has lost his memory as well, and he is suffering from amnesia. The old man's name is Percy Shelley, and the young man's is Edgar Allan Poe. Percy has lost his memory too, but he has a secret life, and he is the guardian of a castle. He invites Edgar to stay with him, and Edgar is very nervous about it, but he does it anyway. But Edgar is a man of his word, and the old man has no objection to Edgar staying. It is a very good movie, well done. But the most remarkable thing in the movie is the way that the composer Alexandre Desplat, who had written the score for the movie, composed the soundtrack for it. It's a very good movie and I would recommend it to people. And this is not a movie that you have to watch at night. The mood in the movie is very good. The music is very interesting. The movie is not very long, and it is not very deep. But it is very good.

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Crystal Salazar

I really don't know where to begin, but I must say that, for an Israeli, this documentary had the best scenes in the entire film. Not only are the Israelis depicted in a great light, but they also show the country in a very powerful way, showing the problems that the country has, the difficulties, the difficulties, the problems, and the difficulties. But, there are also some very powerful scenes which I must say made me smile. For example, the scene where a religious woman is sitting in the middle of a room with a black-haired man who tells her that he has a Jewish-born son, a black-haired boy, and he is not Jewish. She tells him that her son would have to be Jewish to be considered Jewish. I must say that, that scene really touched my heart, and it made me smile. So, I have to say that, the documentary is very good, but I think that, in some ways, it is a little bit too optimistic. We know that the Israeli government has to do some things, such as build a wall to keep the Palestinians out, or build a border, but, the truth is that, a lot of the problems are not caused by the government, but by the people. And, they have been doing that all along. I think that, that scene was really powerful, and it made me smile. I think that the film, in its own way, is a really good one, and I really think that it will be a film that people will watch and say, "Wow, I didn't know that the Israeli government had that kind of problems."

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Madison Boyd

I was lucky enough to have seen the documentary and was blown away by the passion and dedication of the documentary makers. They managed to capture a vast array of American artists and their music, which is a testament to their hard work. I highly recommend this documentary to anyone who is interested in music and what inspires it.

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Megan C.

I just got back from seeing the first screening of "We Need To Talk About Kevin," the feature-length documentary about the musician Kevin Wilson (played by a young Michael Cera) who, after being fired from his record label, sets out on a series of rambunctious tour dates to raise awareness of his cause. It's a brutal, nasty piece of work that explores both Wilson's intense mental and physical anguish and the mental and physical toll it's taken on his longtime friend and bandmate Tim Schafer (played by Zach Braff), who played in Wilson's band while he was locked in the company's mental institution. In between the rough, disturbing stuff is a sort of soft-rock song-and-dance number that essentially uses the music as a way of relating to Wilson. "We Need To Talk About Kevin" isn't a groundbreaking piece of filmmaking, but it's an interesting and meaningful look at one of the most interesting and controversial figures in the music industry. Even if you don't care about the music industry, it's still worth watching. It's well worth it.

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Vincent

This is a truly wonderful film that has inspired me and the entire world. It has touched my heart and made me think and want to do something good. This is a movie that has a lot to say about our world, our nation and our people. I'm a really big fan of Cinque and his films and this one is no exception. It's a must see for anyone who believes in good and good deeds. I really hope that Cinque gets the recognition he deserves and that people see this film and know how much he means to people.

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Karen Morales

The role of men in this society is portrayed in this film, as they are not viewed as a major concern. The men are shown as weak, and the women are shown as more powerful than they really are. This film is an excellent reminder of how women can control men and make them do what they want. It is also a powerful reminder of how men can control women and use them for their own advantage. This film is very powerful, and I highly recommend it. It is a great film, and I am very glad I have the opportunity to see it. I also highly recommend the book, which is a great book, and I highly recommend reading the book. I will be recommending this film to many people.

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Dylan Collins

The two-hour documentary on British punk rock band Badly Drawn Boy (BDB) and their "Come Out and Play" tour is a good and entertaining look at the band and their fascinating history. The documentary traces the group's early years through to the present day and the story of how they got their name is compelling and is one of the highlights of the movie. There are lots of interesting stories and anecdotes from the band's members, and a lot of them are not onscreen. But they are all very entertaining and worth watching the documentary for. BDB's manager, Rick Worthy, discusses the band's early years in the early 1980s, when they were a fringe band. Rick describes how some of the bands the band had to deal with at the time were "bitchy" and their "notorious" music was "ridiculous", so they decided to release their music as a "movie". Rick describes how the band was small in size, but when they formed, they were "way bigger" than the likes of the Sex Pistols and the Clash, and were not very popular in the early days of punk. The DVD includes an audio commentary by Rick Worthy and the documentary. The commentary is very informative and fun, and it helps the viewer to understand the band's history better. I also found the audio commentary to be very entertaining and funny, and it gives insight into the band's early years. The band also appear in their own video. The documentary is very well made and you get a lot out of it, especially if you are a fan of the band or if you are curious about the band. It also has interviews with a number of people who have worked with the band and they are all very informative. The documentary is well worth watching for fans of the band, or if you are a fan of punk music. I think fans of the band will enjoy it a lot, because it is interesting and enjoyable. But, it is not the documentary that I would recommend as the best of the bunch.

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Louis Burns

This film was truly amazing. It was so touching, and powerful, and inspirational. I would recommend it to anyone, and anyone can see it.

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Christine

I'm writing this review to promote the movie. I had the pleasure of attending the premier at the movie theater in Denver, CO. The director was speaking with a few people in the audience and they were all blown away. This movie is amazing and so are the actors. I have never heard a more insightful and realistic movie. I have always been impressed by the music, the cinematography, and the editing. I am currently working on a film for my company and this film has been the best experience I've ever had in my life. I highly recommend this film. It will inspire you to become a better person and make you think about what you are doing in life. I am truly grateful to the director and the cast and crew of this movie. Thank you.

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George

This is a must-see film. It is a mix of documentary, story, interviews and experimental editing. The most interesting thing about the film is the way it is presented in each of the scenes. Sometimes it is used as a way to give a view about the subject. Sometimes it is used as a simple narrator (or other character). It is not always easy to understand what is happening in each scene, but it is possible, even if you are not an expert in the field of video-making. The film is divided in chapters, and each chapter has a different story to tell. Some chapters are really interesting, and some are really silly. It is not a perfect film, but it is really interesting and it is a good starting point for all film lovers, not just filmmakers. I give it a 7.5/10.

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Jean

A few years ago I was on a special ABC Family Movie Night with my two best friends. As I started to put on my makeup, we decided to watch an old classic: "The Picture of Dorian Gray" starring Anthony Quinn. I said to my friend, "Hey, this movie is great." She replied, "Yeah, it's the most perfect movie ever." That was some good advice. But as for the movie itself, it was nothing but a bunch of cliches and caricatures. It was a lot like the "Rocky Horror Picture Show" and "The Pink Panther" movies. I'm sure we all thought that those movies were good, but they were just like the original "Rocky Horror Picture Show." The plot was nothing but a series of cliches and caricatures. I was so disappointed with this movie. I wanted to say that it was the best movie I had ever seen, but no, it wasn't. I'm sure that I was the only one that felt that way. And I think that's the worst part about "Picture of Dorian Gray." It's not good. I just don't know what to say to people who are looking for the perfect movie. I didn't hate the movie. But it just wasn't good. I know there are people who are going to love this movie. I don't know why. They're just going to be confused. It's not that bad. I give it a 7 out of 10.

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Susan Burke

This is the best documentary I have ever seen. It is so amazing to see the process that goes into making a film. I hope more people see this film and learn about making films. It is very entertaining. I have watched this film a few times now, and I am never bored. It is so awesome how they made it. The director and editor are really amazing, and the writer is also very talented. The writing was excellent, and the film was very entertaining. I will definitely buy this film when it comes out on DVD. I highly recommend this film.

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Judith Hayes

This is the first movie I have ever seen in which a 15 year old boy with a full scholarship to Harvard (in his home town) goes to the trouble of taking the time to make a documentary about the struggles of black youth in the city of Detroit. The film is a must see for anyone interested in human rights, economics, or history. It is a true story of the struggle of the youth of Detroit. The film is a great document of the struggles of the youth of Detroit to have a better life. It is a must see for anyone who has not yet seen this film.

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Janice Bowman

I took the time to view this movie with my wife. We both were entertained, however, not for the content, but for the cinematic view. The soundtrack is quite good. The actors were well chosen. The story of this movie is well told, and the documentary segments are insightful. I was quite happy with this movie and I will recommend it to anyone who enjoys a good, solid, informative, documentary.

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Albert

The BBC have decided to bring back the '5 year old boys' series, and this is the first of its kind. The show started out as a short documentary, and while it's not a full length feature it does feel like it has its moments. The idea of a 5 year old's view on the world is quite fascinating to me, and they are presenting it in a way that feels natural. What's interesting about it is that you really can't tell who's talking to whom. The film follows the boys as they go through their first year in school. They end up with no friends, and that's something they're not getting too far off the mark about. They end up in the same small town, and that's where the real fun begins. I did find it a bit weird how the boys seem to be making friends, but in the end they seem to be quite oblivious to it. This documentary feels like a short series of interviews, and while it does have it's moments it's very easy to get bored with it. The boys are all quite young, and while they are all talking in a way that seems to be natural to them, you can't help but feel that they're all talking to themselves, and you can't help but feel that the interviews are all taken from their own point of view. Overall, I think that this is a really good documentary, and while it's not a film to watch for it's content it's still a good introduction to the 5 year old boys concept. 7/10

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Michael L.

In spite of the fact that I was one of the first to recognize the significance of this film in my own life, I find it difficult to comment on it. I find it difficult to describe how important it is to me, but it is so much. It is the one thing that has brought me to a place of utter happiness. And it is that alone that makes this film so profound. It is a powerful film, and as I said, it is one that I will never forget. I have no doubt that this film is not only the best film I have ever seen, but the best film ever made. It has a profound impact on people. People don't seem to realize that they are the same people that they have been when they were alive, and I don't believe that this film will ever be forgotten. It is one of the most important films I have ever seen, and I can't think of anything to say about it that hasn't already been said. I can only recommend it to people who have not seen it, and I think that it should be seen by as many people as possible.

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Austin

I saw this movie at the Austin Film Festival. I don't usually go to festivals, but I had to see it because it's so important to me that we have an honest and open conversation about the issue of domestic violence. The movie is not propaganda, and I don't think the filmmaker has a bias against women. This is a movie that shows what the media, the entertainment industry, and the general public are hiding. The film also shows how much the movie industry is behind the gun lobby. The film has a great soundtrack, and it is well-made. This is a must-see for all of us who care about the issue of domestic violence.

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William W.

I can't believe I'm typing this review but I have to. "10 Bars" is a must see. This is the best documentary I've ever seen. It was so amazing. I really feel like the world could use more movies like this. This movie is so sad but it's so wonderful. If you're looking for a movie that will make you feel good, you will love this movie. I think I just have to say it. This is the best movie ever made.