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.
THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE (2012) - This piercing documentary examines the case of five teenagers, all African-American or Latino, who were convicted of the brutal rape of a white woman in Central Park in 1989. Years later, the confession of the real rapist set the jailed men free.