An Out of Place is a Class II Major Misconduct ticket in the Michigan Department of Corrections and is defined as follows: Being within the lawful boundaries of confinement and not attempting to escape, but in a location without the proper authorization to be there; absent from where one is required to be; being outside assigned housing unit without prisoner identification card; being absent from required location during count.
Absent from where one is required to be? That would make every single woman in Women's Huron Correctional Facility out of. place. No one belongs in a cage. Out of Place, the film, explores the trauma to prison pipeline. It is meant to serve as proof that everyone in prison is, in fact, out of place.