The screening of At the Death House Door at 7pm on Tuesday, 29 September, at Perkins Library's Biddle Rare Book Room will open a human rights film series being presented by the Duke Human Rights Center, the Archive for Human Rights and the Archive of Documentary Arts at the Special Collections Library, and Screen/Society.
At the Death House Door is a personal and intimate look at the death penalty in the state of Texas through the eyes of Pastor Carroll Pickett, who serve for 15 years as the death house chaplain for the infamous "Walls" prison unit in Huntsville.
Following the screening, Robin Kirk (Duke Human Rights Center) will moderate a discussion of the film by Mary Ann Tally (the Center for Death Penalty Litigation) and James Coleman (Duke Law School).
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