Jeffrey Wright (Westworld) portrays a maximum-security prison inmate whose impending release is upended when he takes a new arrival under his wing. 

 

Groundbreaking in being filmed at an actual prison, with many of the men incarcerated there cast in acting roles, O.G. takes an intimate and unflinching look at the journey of one man at the precipice of freedom. Read More

 

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Tribeca Film Festival
Winner, Best Actor in a U.S. Narrative Feature FIlm

Jeffrey Wright

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Tribeca Film Festival
Nominee, Best Narrative Feature

Madeleine Sackler

BEHIND THE SCENES2:16
Invitation to the Set

Find out what it's like to shoot a movie inside a working prison.

EXTRA1:04
Becoming Louis

How did the acclaimed actor transform into his character? Wright and the cast explain.

BEHIND THE SCENES3:13
Journey Inside

Director Sackler on seeking authenticity in representing the lives of the incarcerated.


“Jeffrey Wright gives a rich, imposing performance as the former ‘mayor’ of Pendleton Correctional Facility.”

— The New York Times


How Director Madeleine Sackler Sought Authenticity in O.G.

In a conversation with The Vera Institute of Justice, Sackler, alongside screenwriter Stephen Belber, actor David Patrick Kelly, and activist Wesley Caines, emphasized the desire to represent a true prison experience.

The O.G. Experience

The immersive activation featured art exclusively created by formerly incarcerated artists.

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