A movie that can serve as a powerful teaching tool re: the role the media plays in the construction of social problems.

A movie that can serve as a powerful teaching tool re: the role the media plays in the construction of social problems.

Directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, David McMahon.  With Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Kharey Wise, Raymond Santana. A documentary that examines the 1989 case of five black and Latino teenagers who were convicted of raping a white woman in Central Park. After having spent between 6 and 13 years each in prison, a serial rapist confessed to the crime.

The Central Park Five (2012)

Directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, David McMahon. With Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Kharey Wise, Raymond Santana. A documentary that examines the 1989 case of five black and Latino teenagers who were convicted of raping a white woman in Central Park. After having spent between 6 and 13 years each in prison, a serial rapist confessed to the crime.

1989 - New York City’s Central Park; white woman raped, five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem who were wrongly convicted. This is their story...  Directed and produced by Ken Burns, David McMahon and Sarah Burns, the film chronicles the Central Park Jogger case, from the perspective of the five teenagers whose lives were upended by this miscarriage of justice.

1989 - New York City’s Central Park; white woman raped, five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem who were wrongly convicted. This is their story... Directed and produced by Ken Burns, David McMahon and Sarah Burns, the film chronicles the Central Park Jogger case, from the perspective of the five teenagers whose lives were upended by this miscarriage of justice.

“The Central Park Five”: New York’s darkest hour  Ken Burns tackles the dreadful tale of the "Central Park jogger" — and the five young men who didn't rape her

“The Central Park Five”: New York’s darkest hour

“The Central Park Five”: New York’s darkest hour Ken Burns tackles the dreadful tale of the "Central Park jogger" — and the five young men who didn't rape her

The Central Park Five (2012) "In 1989, five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem were arrested and later convicted of raping a white woman in New York City's Central Park. The Central Park Five tells the story of that horrific crime, the rush to judgment by the police, a media clamoring for sensational stories and an outraged public, and the five lives upended by this miscarriage of justice." #films #movies #documentary #newyork #NY #centralpark #kenburns

The Central Park Five (2012)

The Central Park Five (2012) "In 1989, five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem were arrested and later convicted of raping a white woman in New York City's Central Park. The Central Park Five tells the story of that horrific crime, the rush to judgment by the police, a media clamoring for sensational stories and an outraged public, and the five lives upended by this miscarriage of justice." #films #movies #documentary #newyork #NY #centralpark #kenburns

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