“Outcasts” at the YESfest

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in The Film

The documentary’s featured presentation at the YES Film Festival in Columbus, Indiana  will be November 1 at 5:00 p.m. YESfest was splashed all through The Republic newspaper’s GO Guide this past weekend, with a nice presentation for “Outcasts” on the first page. Here’s a link to the article from GO! Lifestyles Editor Jenny Elig....

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Update on Michelle

Posted by on Sep 18, 2014 in The Film

Michelle has been home for a few weeks and is still recovering from her critical injuries resulting from a traffic accident. Update message from Michelle: To each one of you, who have covered my dear friend, his family and myself through prayer and the outpouring of love, my heart overflows with gratitude, thank you, God bless you all!! “And we know that in ALL things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.”...

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New Task Force in Tennessee Is Exciting News to “Outcasts” Film Crew

Posted by on Sep 6, 2014 in The Film

    On August 14, 2014, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced the creation of a 27-member Governor’s Task Force on Sentencing and Recidivism as part of his administration’s effort to cut crime and improve public safety. In press releases and public statements, the governor has stated he wants the task force to determine what actions should be taken to reduce recidivism in Tennessee and if criminal justice reforms are needed. All this is “music” to the ears of the...

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World Premiere

Posted by on Jul 3, 2013 in The Film

World Premiere

Outcasts: Surviving the Culture of Rejection is a documentary film about the high cost of recidivism and its impact on Tennessee communities. Writer/Director Stephen Newton explores its historic causes and some possible solutions to reduce this $50 billion annual taxpayer burden. “Outcasts” is the right film at the right time. Recidivism is a growing problem that’s looking for an effective, affordable solution. —Jane Hillhouse, Producer “Outcasts:...

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