In 2005, 20-year-old Ryan Ferguson was convicted and sentenced to 40 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. This is the story of how his father Bill embarked on a 10-year campaign to prove Ryan's innocence. The film is chock-full of incredible characters. From the questionable District Attorney Kevin Crane, and the highly-confused witness Chuck Erickson, to the high-powered Chicago attorney Kathleen Zellner, the doc depicts both a highly flawed justice system, and one that can work brilliantly.
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What started as a simple, low-budget documentary turned into an international hit. ANDREW JENKS, ROOM 335,. The film has premiered in theaters and on television around the world. HBO released the film domestically. The Daily News said ‘It's almost impossible to believe that a kid could produce a documentary like this. It's a gorgeous, hilarious, sad, wonderful, unblinking look at the joy of life - even at the end of it… Bravo, Andrew Jenks. Brilliant.’
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The inspiring documentary short unfolds with scenes of a clear Friday evening in Pleasanton. Viewers are whisked to a football field, where “The Star-Spangled Banner” is being sung.
But soon the words to the song become muffled, then fade out altogether.