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Trailer Watch: The Central Park Five - Co-Directed by Sarah Burns, Ken Burns and David McMahon

Women and Hollywood By Kerensa Cadenas | Women and Hollywood October 24, 2012 at 12:39PM

Recently nominated for a 2012 IDA Documentary Award for Best Feature and on the roster for the upcoming 2012 AFI Film Festival, The Central Park Five is based on Sarah Burns' best-selling book. In 1989, five black and Latino teens were arrested and charged for brutally raping a white woman in Central Park. After the five had spent years in prison for a crime they didn't commit, the truth finally came out about what happened that night.
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The Central Park Five

Recently nominated for a 2012 IDA Documentary Award for Best Feature and on the roster for the upcoming 2012 AFI Film Festival, The Central Park Five is based on Sarah Burns' best-selling book. In 1989, five black and Latino teens were arrested and charged for brutally raping a white woman in Central Park. After the five had spent years in prison for a crime they didn't commit, the truth finally came out about what happened that night.

The film will open in New York on November 23.

This article is related to: The Central Park Five, Sarah Burns, Women Directors, Documentary


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