(NR) USA – 1 hr 59 min
2012 · d. Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, David McMahon
Starring Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, Kharey Wise
Coerced into confessing and convicted of a brutal assault, the Harlem teens known as the Central Park Five served years in prison before new evidence proved their innocence. This gripping documentary chronicles a shocking miscarriage of justice and the conditions that let it happen.
Join for a post-screening conversation featuring director Sarah Burns and Nilam Sanghvi, Legal Director at the PA Innocence Project. Sarah Burns’s book, The Central Park Five: The Untold Story Behind One of New York City’s Most Infamous Crimes will be available on site from Main Point Books.
All proceeds from this screening will benefit the PA Innocence Project.