Fri, Mar 14
CRITIC’S PICK! Robert May’s KIDS FOR CASH takes a lacerating look at America’s juvenile justice system…Without sensationalizing his already scandalous material, Mr. May arranges the contributions of reporters, lawyers and anguished relatives of young offenders into a shocking and impartial portrait of justice denied and childhoods erased.”
KIDS FOR CASH proves that the abuse was both more nuanced and more tragic than the public understood…Some will say ‘he got his’ and move on, but this moving documentary shows that for the kids he sentenced, it isn’t that easy.”
KIDS FOR CASH is a riveting look behind the notorious judicial scandal that rocked the nation. Beyond the millions paid and high stakes corruption, KIDS FOR CASH exposes a shocking American secret. In the wake of the shootings at Columbine, a small town celebrates a charismatic judge who is hell-bent on keeping kids in line…until one parent dares to question the motives behind his brand of justice. This real life thriller reveals the untold stories of the masterminds at the center of the scandal and the chilling aftermath of lives destroyed in the process – a stunning emotional roller coaster.
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