Advance Screening of The Central Park Five

Upper Marlboro, MD

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THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE, a new film from award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns, tells the story of the five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem who were wrongly convicted of raping a white woman in New York City's Central Park in 1989. Directed and produced by Burns, David McMahon and Sarah Burns, the film chronicles the Central Park Jogger case, for the first time from the perspective of the five teenagers whose lives were upended by this miscarriage of justice. Co-Sponsored by: Prince George's Community College & WETA TV 26

*Rennie Forum is located in the Student Largo Center

 A talk back immediately following the screening will feature:

Christopher Jenkins, Editor, The RootDC (Moderator)
Yusuf Salaam, Central Park Five defendant
Kris March, Ph.D, Associate Professor, Sociology- UMCP
Henry White, Associate Professor, Public Safety & Law, PGCC

Please note: RSVP is limited to two people per registration and does not gurantee entry.