Free to Care

14 mins


Is there hope for redemption in America? Not easily, if you’re born into a family where drug addiction and criminality go back generations. “I was in prison for six years at 19,” Lisa Creason recounts. As a felon, Illinois law prohibited her from a nursing career. So, Creason fights an unjust law to provide for her family and create opportunities for thousands of others in her state.

World Premiere

Production Team

Owen Dubeck
Chris Temple

Film Contact

Festival Screenings

Featured in the 2022 Mountainfilm Festival.

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