Daddy’s Glass House is the story of former death row inmate Kenneth Foster Jr., and the ardent efforts worldwide to help free him from a Texas prison. Stirring the minds and hearts of thousands, including a growing number of high school students at the Bronx Academy of Letters, where world traveled poet and children’s author Samantha Thornhill teaches poetry writing. The name of the film is in fact inspired by a poem of hers that a supporter found online and sent to Kenneth while he was on death row. This poem moved Kenneth to write Thornhill a letter, sparking a pen friendship between two unlikely poets. With eight years and hundreds of letters between them, Thornhill and Foster together are building a campaign to free him and prevent others like him from ever seeing the inside of a prison cell.
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