EP2/2 Louis Theroux: Miami Mega Jail

Jun 10, 2023 | Crime, Social, Videos

Louis Theroux’s documentary, Miami Mega-jail, takes viewers on a journey into one of America’s largest and most violent of jails. Holding close to 6000 un-convicted inmates, the jail system is pushed to its limits.

Theroux visits an alleged triple murderer who is facing the possibility of a death sentence if convicted. He also follows a group of forty younger inmates who have escaped prison by pleading guilty and agreeing to attend a four month military style boot camp. Among them is a 14-year-old boy facing ten years in prison if he doesn’t complete the program successfully. The strenuous and brutal training that awaits these individuals will make or break their future. It is a second chance for those fortunate enough to graduate, but many will drop out and receive prison sentences instead.

This gripping documentary provides an in-depth look into the criminal justice system and its harsh realities. Viewers are taken on an emotional roller coaster as they follow these men and women on their individual paths towards redemption or further incarceration. With Louis Theroux’s unique blend of investigative journalism, compelling storytelling, and captivating visuals, this is not one to be missed. Tune in now to learn about the lives of those inside Miami Mega-jail as they strive for success within an unforgiving system!

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