Every year about 300,000 kids are confined in juvenile detention in the US. 70-80% percent of those detained will be re-arrested within 3 years.
Suggested age group: 12+
Virtually Free follows three teens in a Richmond detention center, who are offered the chance to become activists speaking truth to power.
Participating in a local arts organizations’ program, they are taught by different artists to deliver their powerful, authentic messages to the public, law enforcement, and government officials using their art, including a VR jail cell they’ve helped create.
Learn more about the film and juvenile incarceration in the United States on the Virtually Free website HERE.