Invisible Cage
Directed by Phil Batta and Dawn Dewald
Produced by Batta Productions


INVISIBLE CAGE is a short, documentary film that examines the impact of sex offender laws on youth. 


Write, direct and produce a short film.


  • Grant writing resulted in maximum funding award
  • Public premiere at Chicago Filmmakers
  • Public screening at Columbia College
  • Coordinated stakeholder screenings with the Children and Family Justice Center at Northwestern University and the Illinois Juvenile Justice Commissioners