O.G. is the story of a man on the cusp of release from prison. Director Madeleine Sackler’s scripted movie was filmed entirely in a prison, with acting roles by men incarcerated there.
It’s a Hard Truth Ain’t It is a collaboration between director Madeleine Sackler and 13 incarcerated men, with animation by Yoni Goodman. Filmed at the same period as Sackler’s movie O.G., it explores the men’s memories and their journeys to prison.
Madeleine Sackler is a New York and Los Angeles based film director and producer.
She has directed documentaries and fictional films. Her production company, Great Curve Films was founded in 2009.