Lamoille Restorative Center, in collaboration with Bear Notch Productions, is proud to announce the documentary film Downstream: The Effects of Parental Incarceration is now live and available for free screening online at


When the parent of a child goes to prison, the child’s life and the lives of those who care for that child – ca change in many ways. The separation and lack of information about where a parent is, how long they will be there, and how to communicate with them can be hard to deal with. In the film Vermont children share the challenges of having a parent in prison. 

If you have not yet seen this film we hope you take advantage of the opportunity to see this powerful and compelling film.  

You can watch the trailer below or by following this link to the to the Downstream Trailer.


Questions about the film? Contact Tricia Long at,