900 Women: Inside St. Gabriel's Prison | 2000
A documentary about the lives and struggles of six women in Louisiana's most notorious prison for women: The Louisiana Correctional Institute For Women. Housing 900 of the state's most dangerous women, the program follows six of the women as they try to survive the trials of life in prison as daughters, mothers and grandmothers. Mary, 68, the oldest woman in the prison, is serving a life sentence for two murders. Twenty-four-year-old Adine Rayford delivers her second child and is forced to leave it at the hospital as she returns to prison. Heather Zerangue, a young girl from New orleans who had a brief career in modeling before coming to prison, approaches her first parole hearing. Keanna, a young mother of three serving time for a heroin deal, is released. The program follows Keanna out of prison and back again as she is rearrested and placed in jail.