VIDEO: On The Outs: Reentry for Inmates with Disabilities

On The Outs: Reentry for Inmates with Disabilities is a short documentary produced by the Amplifying Voices of Inmates with Disabilities (AVID) Prison Project. On The Outs follows three inmates with various disabilities, including vision impairment, brain injury, and mental illness, through the stages of the reentry process.

About the Film

The film is intended to raise awareness about people with disabilities in prison, inspire communication about much-needed reentry reform, and encourage collaborative relationships among inmates, prison systems, advocates, and other interested stakeholders to address this issue.


Discussion Guides

On the Outs Discussion Guide – PDF version

On the Outs Discussion Guide – Word version

On the Outs Discussion Guide – Plain Text version


AVID Prison Project Reports

From Hospitals to Handcuffs, September 2020

Wasted Time, February 2017

Access Denied, January 2017

Cruel But Not Unusual, November 2016

Prescription for Change, October 2016

You Can’t Just “Tell”, September 2016

Locked Up and Locked Down, September 2016

The AVID Jail Project and SCORE, August 2016

The Need for Accessible Voting in Jail, August 2016

Making Hard Time Harder, June 2016

County Jails, Statewide Problems, April 2016



Slamdance Film Festival 2021

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Official Selection, (In) Justice for All Film Festival, 2018

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Media for a Just Society Award


Official Selection for Social Justice Film Festival 2017

Social Justice Film Festival


Official Selection for Superfest International Disability Film Festival 2017