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People Magazine highlights the work of QLP

A behind the scenes look at Sin by Silence was in People Magazine's January 2010 issue. As part of the "Amazing Reunions" article, the story of how Brenda Clubine lost her son upon incarceration was highlighted. As shown in a scene of Sin by Silence, a phone call connected them after nearly 26 years of being a part. The glue that brought their reunion together was actually the production of Sin by Silence when Olivia Klaus, the director of the film, got a phone call from Brenda's son while on his quest to find his mother. The QLP team was then able to play a key role in reuniting a mother and son together, while also capturing this amazing journey for what becomes a beautiful ending to such a tragic story.



Click here to take a look at all of the stories featured in the Amazing Reunions article.

Sin By Silence

Inside the California Institution for Women, the first inmate initiated and led group in U.S. prison history, shatters the misconceptions of domestic violence. Instead of fighting a system that does not fully comprehend the complexities of abuse, the women of Convicted Women Against Abuse led an initiative to help educate the system. Through careful orchestration of letter writing campaigns, media coverage, and senate hearings a movement was born and laws for battered women were changed. And for the founder of CWAA, the flicker of hope begins to grow as her possible freedom, after 26 years in prison, lies moments away.

Where We Come From

In October, 1962, a man named James Meredith integrated the all-white University of Mississippi amidst tear gas and riots. The filmmaker's father, a member of the school’s student council, silently stood his ground to keep Meredith out. President John F. Kennedy sent government troops down to the University campus and forced James Meredith’s integration. He graduated from the University in 1964 as the school’s first black student. Where We Come From is a film and interactive campaign that examines belief in equality and the links to family.

Krenny

Patricia Krenwinkel was convicted in 1971, and sentenced to death for her part in the Charles Manson murders. She has never before told the story that could change every young woman's life.