real-world issues in all fairness with fairness to all.
Over the past decade we produced and screened a
compelling trilogy of documentaries that journey into
the heart of what makes us human by examining acts
of violence and crime, the judicial system,
punishment, forgiveness and healing.
Justice Productions’ documentaries are available for
community outreach work to
encourage a continuing dialogue on issues important
Based in Bridgehampton, Long Island, New York, the award-winning filmmaking team of Jacqui Lofaro and the late Victor Teich, produced/directed“The Empty Chair:Death Penalty Yes or No,” the recipient of the 2006 prestigious Thurgood Marshall Broadcast Journalism Award. The film aired on national television on the Hallmark Channel’s World of Faith and Values.
A companion documentary sequel “70 x 7: the Forgiveness Equation” completed in 2008, tells how two families challenge our rock-hard beliefs as they share the force for revenge or forgiveness in the face of unspeakable horror and grief from murder and terrorism. It has been invited for screening at the National Coalition Against the Death Penalty, the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, and the Global Peace Film Festival.
In 2009, we premiered a feature documentary on drug addiction, a problem of epic proportion.“The Last Fix: An Addict’s Passage from Hell to Hope” follows addicts from lives of crime into pioneering drug courts as alternatives to prison.
The Last Fix
March 27 Cinema Arts Centre Huntington, NY
Panel With Judge Kooperstein Jacquie Gettling Jacqui Lofaro Laurel Parker West