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Songs from the Inside Series 1


A 2-disc DVD set containing all 13 episodes from the first series of 'Songs from the Inside' by Awa Films. In this documentary series, we follow the journey of ten prisoners as they find their song under the guidance of four of New Zealand's most respected musicians. Ruia Aperahama, Anika Moa, Warren Maxwell and Maisey Rika enter Rimutaka Men's Prison and Arohata Women's Prison to help rehabilitate those on the fringes of society who have struggled to find their voice and identity. These are people who are paying the price for their mistakes and wish to find a new way to express themselves without resorting to violence and crime. Students get challenged to find and face the music as the series leads up to the recording of each of their songs for the world to hear.

Format: TV Documentary Series
Runtime: 364 mins
Broadcaster: Māori Television
PAL – All regions