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‘The Central Park Five’ look to clear their names at the bloor cinema (Review)

Central Park Five

 

Back in 1989 a horrendous attack in New York’s Iconic Central Park shocked New Yorkers and captivated people worldwide. The attack and the following investigation involving corruption, deceit and intrigue has become the stuff of legend. Documentarian master Ken Burns teams up with his daughter and son in-law to tell the story of the 5 teenagers convicted and jailed for the crime, and their journey to redemption, in “The Central Park 5”. Starting Christmas Day, The Bloor Hot Docs Cinema in Toronto begins an exclusive theatrical run of the film with additional screenings over the next 2 ½ weeks.

The Central Park Five

Written and Directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon

The film examines the infamous 1989 Central Park Jogger case, where a young white woman was raped and brutally (more…)