Click Here to tell us what you think of our newly redesigned movie page.

Summary

Every year, thousands of teens are placed in solitary confinement cells in juvenile halls, jails and prisons nationwide. This animated short tells the story of Ismael "Izzy" Nazario and the time he spent in solitary confinement in New York City's Rikers Island jail. This story is based on an investigation by The Center for Investigative Reporting and was created using real audio from an interview with Nazario. It features music from Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) and is part of a larger investigation on juveniles in solitary confinement.

Start Streaming Today

Watch The Box and over 4,000 other award winning movies with a Fandor subscription.

Starring

Executive Producers

Cinematography