‘Released’ premieres in New York

“Released” presents autobiographical portraits of former inmates returning to society RELEASED debuts on Saturday, September 30 at 10PM ET/PT on OWN.

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, in partnership with HelloBeautiful.com recently hosted a screening of their new docu-series “Released”at New York’s Neuehouse.

Produced by Lucky 8 TV (“60 Days In”), “Released” presents autobiographical portraits of former inmates as they attempt to reconnect with their loved ones, establish their independence and begin the long, hard work of resurrecting their abandoned lives.

Several media influencers and notable tastemakers gathered in support of the show. Following the screening, pop culture expert Michaela Angela Davis moderated a Q&A discussion with author and consulting producer, Shaka Senghor, co-executive producer, Keayr Braxton, activist, asha bandele and HelloBeautiful staff writer Charise Frazier.

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