Learn more about the viral dancing inmates of Cebu on ‘Happy Jail’

Cebu Inmates Have a Special Dance Number for Pope Francis

More than 10 years ago, a video of dancing inmates in Cebu went viral. The inmates were dancing to the tune of Michael Jackson’s Thriller. The video became a huge hit not only in the Philippines but the whole world too.

Fast-forward to today, you can get to know more about the things happening behind bars in Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC).

Happy Jail is a five-part docu-series goes inside CPDRC, a unique Philippine jail where dancing is part of the inmates’ exercise and rehabilitation.

Watch the trailer below.

Happy Jail is directed by Emmy Award winner Michele Josue (Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine).

Happy Jail will stream on Netflix starting August 14.

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