Mothers of Bedford


Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

Is it possible to become a better mothers while serving time in a maximum security prison? The Office of Human Dignity & Life Initiatives welcomes filmmaker Jenifer McShane to Notre Dame screen her film, "Mothers of Bedford" and offer commentary on its central themes. The documentary follows five women serving prison sentences in Bedford Hills, the maximum security women's prison in New York. Profiling joys and struggles of Melissa, Tanika, Mona, Rosa, and Anneathia, McShane highlights the challenges and the beauty of the mother-child relationship.

Co-sponsored by the Center for Social Concerns.

This event is free and open to the public.

Contact: Brett Robinson, Institute for Church Life Communications Director, (574)