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True Justice: Bryan Stevenson's Fight for Equality
United States, 102 min., Color, English
Free Community Screening- ADD TICKET TO CART: An intimate portrait of this remarkable man, True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s FIght for Equality follows his struggle to create greater fairness in the system and shows how racial injustice emerged, evolved and continues to threaten the country, challenging viewers to confront it.This feature documentary focuses on Stevenson’s life and career – particularly his indictment of the U.S. criminal justice system for its role in codifying modern systemic racism – and tracks the intertwined histories of slavery, lynching, segregation and mass incarceration. Highlighting watershed moments involving cases and clients, True Justice offers a rare glimpse into the human struggle that is required when the poor and people of color are wrongly condemned or unfairly sentenced, and explores the personal toll it has taken on Stevenson and his colleagues.
Screening with: We Are Witnesses- Chicago,
Peter W. Kunhardt, George Kunhardt, Teddy Kunhardt

Director Bio
Peter W. Kunhardt is a documentary film-maker who produces shows for HBO, PBS, and other U.S. television networks. He started Kunhardt Films which produced HBO's "JFK: In His Own Words," HBO's "Bobby: In His Own Words," ABC's "Lincoln", Discovery's "P.T. Barnum" Discovery's "Justice Files" and many more. He works with his two sons Teddy and George in Pleasantville, New York.

George Kunhardt is a two time Emmy Award winning film director and producer at Kunhardt Films. His recent films include True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight For Equality (HBO, 2019); John McCain: For Whom The Bell Tolls (HBO, 2018, IDA Award Winner); King in the Wilderness (HBO, 2018, Emmy Award Winner and NAACP Image Award Nominated); The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee (HBO, 2017, PGA Award Nominated); Becoming Warren Buffett (HBO, 2017); Jim: The James Foley Story (HBO, 2016, Emmy Award Winner) and Living With Lincoln (HBO, 2015). Kunhardt graduated from Wheaton College as the college’s first film major. He lives in Bedford, New York with his wife Jackie and son, George, Jr.

Teddy Kunhardt is known for his work on John McCain: For Whom the Bell Tolls (2018), Jim: The James Foley Story (2016) and King In The Wilderness (2018).
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