decision making

Crossing Thresholds

Producer of the Work / Filmmaker: 

Thresholds in Delaware County and Scribe Video Center

Filmmaker Facilitator: 

Adriana Quintero & Phil Rothberg

Year released: 
13 minutes, 33 seconds

$20 for individuals / $35 for Community Institutions ie: libraries, schools, non-profits / $50 for Universities & Businesses

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"What you find behind those clanging doors is so different from what you might expect. It's a human being looking for help," marvels longtime Threshold volunteer Theddress Thorpe. When Pennsylvania boasts a recidivism rate of 67%, and legislation passed each year further stigmatizes people who have a criminal record, yet are trying to become productive citizens again, programs like Threshold become very, very necessary.

Filmmaker's Name: 
Adriana Quintero, Phil Rothberg & Thresholds in Delaware County
Filmmaker's Bio: 

Thresholds in Delaware County, Inc. is a non-profit organization which teaches decision-making skills to interested inmates in Delaware County prisons by developing and maintaining a volunteer corps. Through this program, Thresholds builds a constructive relationship between the prisons and the community.

Adriana Quintero is a videomaker who also works as a production/administrative staffer for the Termite TV Collective.

Phil Rothberg is an independent film and videomaker. He also serves as Street Movies coordinator and has served as a facilitator for several Community Visions projects at Scribe Video Center.


December 4, 2002 - Brief mention in Philadelphia Weekly, Repertory Film Listings

Public Screenings, Broadcasts and Festivals: 

December 11, 2002 - As part of Community Visions premiere at Prince Music Theater (Philadelphia, PA)

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