A newly installed resident of a Dominican prison becomes immersed in the system of “Woodpeckers,” the unique sign language the male prisoners use to communicate with women in the adjacent penitentiary.
While navigating the indignities, corruption and everyday violence from guards and fellow inmates, a newly installed resident of a Dominican prison becomes immersed in the system of “Woodpeckers,” the unique sign language the male prisoners use to communicate with women in the adjacent penitentiary. This drama from the Dominican Republic is a presentation in the Friends of Modern Art film series at the Flint Institute of Arts.
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