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Thu March 21, 2013

Ann Arbor Film Festival features documentary 'Central Park Five'

Ken Burns latest film examines the Central Park 5. In 1989, five minority teenagers were convicted of raping a white female.  Years later, someone else confessed to the crime.
Ken Burns latest film examines the Central Park 5. In 1989, five minority teenagers were convicted of raping a white female. Years later, someone else confessed to the crime.
Credit Courtesy of IFC Films

The Ann Arbor Film Festival is underway. Most of the events are at the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor.

Now into its fifty-first year, the festival has long been a showcase for makers of independent and experimental films.

Current State’s Scott Pohl spoke with program director David Dinnell about the festival’s history and a couple of this year’s highlights.

Credit Courtesy of IFC FilmsKen Burns latest film examines the Central Park 5. In 1989, five minority teenagers were convicted of raping a white female. After serving part of their sentence, someone else confessed to the crime.Edit | Remove

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