There aren’t many people who want to go to prison. Not on purpose, not by accident, not even if they deserve it.
Loss of liberty, loss of freedom, loss of privacy, loss of choice – and let’s not even talk about the whole idea of showers and toilets.
And yet it’s hard not to be curious about the experience. I’m not talking about Lindsay Lohan or Nicole Ritchie doing a few hours of jail time or even Paris spending a few weeks in the LA County Sheriff’s Hilton.
Rasha Drachkovitch takes film crews where few of us want to go: the most dreaded prisons in the world. As producer of the MSNBC documentary series Lockup – now in its seventh season – he has been everywhere from San Quentin to maximum security prisons in Moscow and China.