A mother daughter reunion set in the harsh reality of a woman’s correctional facility. Stranger Inside is a television drama film directed by Cheryl Dunye that premiered on cable television in 2001. The story primarily concerns African-American lesbians in prison. Michael Stipe, the lead singer of R.E.M., helped to produce it. In a 2004 issue of Feminist Studies, Dunye stated that she worked with actual female inmates to produce the script.
Director: Cheryl Dunye
Writers: Catherine Crouch, Cheryl Dunye
Starring: Yolonda Ross, Davenia McFadden and Rain Phoenix