Review: The Central Park Five
Tales of social injustice always seem a perfect fit for a long-form documentary film, where complex stories given cursory or sensationalized coverage in the news media can finally receive their due. The Central Park Five takes its correction a step further by illuminating a tragic series of events that were set in motion ? at least in part ? by the lazy or indifferent reporting of professional journalists working in the news capital of the world.
On the night of April 19, 1989, a woman who would be known for years only as the ?Central Park Jogger? was brutally raped, beaten and left for dead.? [ Read more ]
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