‘Incarcerating US’ is a feature-length documentary that exposes America’s prison problem and explores ways to unshackle the Land of the Free through vital criminal justice reforms. With 2.3 million people behind bars, the US has the largest prison population in the history of the world. Through dramatic first-hand accounts, expert testimony, and shocking statistics, ‘Incarcerating US’ asks fundamental questions about the prison system in America: What is the purpose of prison? Why did the US prison population explode in the 1970s? What can make the US justice system more just?