Pontiac’s Rebellion

Genre
Documentary

Synopsis
In October 2008, former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich announced that Pontiac Correctional Center (PCC) in Pontiac, Illinois was to close by the end of the year. Being the number two employer in Pontiac, PCC’s closure would have devastated the community economically. ‘Pontiac’s Rebellion’ chronicles the hardships surrounding the impending closure and the struggle to keep it open. Will their rebellion be in vain?

Director
Brian Seay

Producers
John McHale, Brian Seay

Cast
Featuring Rod Blagojevich

Running Time
92 min

Screenings & Awards
United Film Festival – Chicago

Release Dates
N/A

Rights Available
Worldwide