Great Curve Films, by Madeleine Sackler

Great Curve Films, founded by Madeleine Sackler in 2009 is the production company responsible for most recently O.G, starring Jeffrey Wright and Theothus Carter, and the documentary It’s a Hard Truth Ain’t It, which was co-directed with thirteen men inside a maximum-security prison and nominated for a 2020 Emmy Award in the Outstanding Arts and Culture Documentary category. 

O.G. and It’s a Hard Truth Ain’t It were made in a maximum-security prison in collaboration with both the staff of the prison as well as men who are currently incarcerated there. Both films are currently available on HBO.Other films produced by Great Curve Films include The Lottery, Duke 91 & 92: Back to Back, Dangerous Acts Starring the Unstable Elements of Belarus.