|Title||:||Death Row (2012)|
|Release||:|| 0000-00-00 (DVD)|
Conceived as a companion to Into the Abyss, DEATH ROW PORTAITS focuses on five inmates awaiting their appointment with a lethal injection in the Texas and Florida prison systems. Through their stories, Herzog conducts a uniquely thought-provoking analysis of why people, and the state, kill. Each inmate offers an account of life in captivity and the crime that condemned them, as Herzog explores the emotions that these men and women go through as they address the haunting knowledge of exactly when-and how-they are going to die. Shorter TV versions aired recently on Investigation Discovery, but these are the US premieres of the full-length director's cuts of the films. A screening schedule is below, with details on the individual segments available at ifccenter.com.