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Screening from Fri 24 Jun ~ The Stanford Prison Experiment. Visit the official website here

The acclaimed thriller will be available on Blu-ray in January. In an early announcement to retailers, IFC Films is set to release ‘The Stanford Prison Experiment’ on Blu-ray on January 12. Read More: // here

November 17: The Stanford Prison Experiment: Starring Tye Sheridan, Ezra Miller and Billy Crudup. 24 male students out of 75 were selected to take on randomly assigned roles of prisoners and guards in a mock prison situated in the basement of the Stanford psychology building. Read More: // here

Actor Billy Crudup has a simple theory why his true-life indie drama The Stanford Prison Experiment is striking a chord with movie audiences. “It is disturbing in the exact right way,” states the 47-year-old star who plays Dr. Philip Zimbardo — the infamous university professor who directed one of history’s most shocking social experiments. Filmmaker […]

Long before the horrors and humiliations of Abu Ghraib, a psychology professor in California conducted a study about the fault lines of human behavior. It was August 1971. Dr. Philip Zimbardo’s simulated prison played out in the lower level of a building on the campus of Stanford University. It was supposed to last two weeks. […]