It seems about right that it's raining as we drive over the bridge to Rikers Island in a prison van with metal grills over the windows. We're riding with Eugene Jarecki, the director and writer of The House I Live In--this year's Sundance-winning documentary examining the cruel grip of America's War on Drugs. A screening of his film for prisoners is taking place at New York City's vast jail complex--an establishment that drug laws feed well.
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