Gideon’s Army

Gideon’s Army

Philadelphia Premiere!

Presented in partnership with International House Philadelphia and The Penn Program on Documentaries & the Law

dir. Dawn Porter, USA, 2013, 95 min.

Director Dawn Porter will be in attendance for a post-screening discussion

An official selection of the U.S. Documentary Competition at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, Gideon’s Army follows a group of idealistic young public defenders – Travis Williams, Brandy Alexander and June Hardwick – in the Deep South, where lawyers face particularly difficult challenges due to high bonds, minimum mandatory sentencing and a culture that is traditionally “tough on crime.”

Scribe’s Producers’ Forums are supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, Philadelphia Cultural Fund, and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts

$7.00 - $10.00


Discounted $5 tickets for members of IHP and Scribe available at the box office with proof of membership

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