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Review: 'Gideon's Army' Is A Necessary Look At The Work Done By The Unsung (HBO Tonight)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 1, 2013 11:54 AM
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Director Dawn Porter's Gideon's Army, which will premiere tonight, July 1, on HBO, can be summarized as follows: 3 young, idealistic public defenders in the Deep South - Travis Williams, Brandy Alexander and June Hardwick - struggle against long hours, low pay and staggering caseloads to ensure justice is served for America’s forgotten poor.

Trailer For Doc 'Gideon's Army' (On Idealistic Public Defenders Working In Deep South)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 12, 2013 12:02 PM
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A fascinating documentary that I saw a couple of months ago, while it was premiering at the Sundance Film Festival, on a subject that I wouldn't have ever even considered as a documentary topic; needless to say, I'd really appreciated, was informed and even entertained by it.

Sundance 2013 Review - 'Gideon's Army' Is A Necessary Look At The Work Done By The Unsung

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 20, 2013 7:08 PM
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  • 4 Comments
Director Dawn Porter's Gideon's Army is summarized as follows: 3 young, idealistic public defenders in the Deep South - Travis Williams, Brandy Alexander and June Hardwick - struggle against long hours, low pay and staggering caseloads to ensure justice is served for America’s forgotten poor.