Rikers High

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  • 2005
  • 57 min
  • 6.4  (113)

A year in the life of three boys studying in New York City's most extreme high school. Lessons, poetry workshops and varsity sports all take place behind rows of ribbon fence. There are 2000 juvenile offenders at the infamous Rikers Island Prison. The Academy's hope is that education will lessen the high rates of recidivism. A strikingly honest, raw account of a teenage struggle for redemption.

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A year in the life of three boys studying in New York City's most extreme high school. Lessons, poetry workshops and varsity sports all take place behind rows of ribbon fence. There are 2000 juvenile offenders at the infamous Rikers Island Prison. The Academy's hope is that education will lessen the high rates of recidivism. A strikingly honest, raw account of a teenage struggle for redemption.

Rikers High is a 2005 documentary with a runtime of 57 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.4.

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  • Release Date
    2005
  • Runtime
    57 min
  • IMDB Rating
    6.4  (113)