Huntsville Station

Huntsville Station is a meditative look at the first moments of a major life transition as the former inmates reflect on their past and plan for the future. Every weekday, dozens of inmates are released on parole from Huntsville State Penitentiary, the largest prison release center in Texas. With a bus ticket voucher and $100 release check, most of them take in their first moments out with phone calls, cigarettes, and quiet reflection at the Greyhound station up the block. In this pivotal moment, between incarceration and freedom, a myriad of complicated emotions arise before the bus arrives to take them home.

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Chris Filippone, Jamie Meltzer

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