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Journey of a Thousand Miles

Journey of a Thousand Miles tells the story of a notorious and violent gang leader who was convicted of shooting two police officers. He was released in late 2020, after serving 17 years of a 30-year sentence.

This movie asks questions many of us ask of ourselves:

Is redemption possible?

Can a person really change?

Rather than providing easy answers, we want to make a documentary that embraces nuances and complexity, steering clear of black-and-white thinking and engaging our viewers in the gray.

We are more interested in exploring the complexities of human nature than the intricacies of our criminal justice system, though that topic is part and parcel to this story. By keeping the film personal, multi- dimensional, and free from political agenda or self-righteous rhetoric, we believe we will succeed in fostering a broad dialogue across the political spectrum.

Associated Members

We are grateful for the generous support of our sponsors:

Massachusetts Cultural Council
Lowel Cultural Council
Cabot Family Charitable Trust
Liberty Mutual Foundation
City of Boston Arts and Culture