The Farm: Angola, USA is a 1998 award-winning documentary set in America's infamous maximum security prison in Angola, Louisiana. It was directed and produced by Jonathan Stack and Liz Garbus.
The film follows the lives of six prison inmates who convey their own personal stories of life, death, and survival in a world that few manage to ever leave. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. 
A follow up film, The Farm: 10 Down, which chronicles the lives of the six prison inmates 10 years after they first appeared in The Farm: Angola, USA, is currently in production.