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‘Attica’ Filmmaker and Former Inmate Look Back on Deadly Prison Riot, 50 Years Later

The Attica Prison Riot of 1971 was the bloodiest prison revolt in U.S. history. Prisoners demanding better living conditions took control of the complex, and after four days of negotiations…

‘Attica’: Film Review | TIFF 2021

Relying heavily on the experiences and recollections of those who were there, Stanley Nelson's documentary tells the story of the famous prison rebellion on its 50th anniversary.