Thursday, June 24, 2010

Nuestro Cine: Guilty until innocent

If you're in the New York City area and looking for something to do tonight then please check out the closing film of the Human Rights Watch International Film Festival at Lincoln Center. “Presunto Culpable” (Presumed Guilty) examines the deep problems with the Mexican justice system via a man allegedly wrongly accused of murder. The documentary took three years to film and follows Tono Zuniga who, along with his two attorneys, attempt to overturn what they viewed as a miscarriage of justice.

Decide for yourself if their cause is just or false:

Please click here if you're interested in attending tonight's screening of "Presunto Culpable" (7:00 pm at Lincoln Center's Walter Reade Theater). The film will also be featured on PBS this Sunday as part of the POV film series.

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