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Prison TV (E10) Jailbird turns to court for parole

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Aleksandr, Sergey and Boris are prison inmates, but they refuse to succumb to the boredom of jail. They found their true passion behind a barbed wire fence: TV reporting. The three friends work for IK-2 TV, a cable channel, broadcasting to inmates from inside the prison. While interviewing other convicts and working in different parts of the prison, they discover a lot of new and exciting things about the place, and the people living there and their own hidden talents.

After months of filming around the prison, the three finally screen their movie for the administration. However, Aleksandr, Sergey and Boris are unsatisfied with the last-minute editing. Aleksandr pins his hopes on the project, which could affect his chances for parole. Although the jail commission supports Aleksandr’s request, it’s the court which makes the final decision. As Aleksandr awaits, other prisoners speak of punishment and atonement.

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