Channel 5
8:44 am
Fri March 22, 2013

The Central Park Five

THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE, a new film from award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns, tells the story of the five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem who were wrongly convicted of raping a white woman in New York City’s Central Park in 1989. The film chronicles The Central Park Jogger case, for the first time from the perspective of these five teenagers whose lives were upended by this miscarriage of justice.

See a special screening of Ken Burns' THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE followed by a panel discussion with Channel 5 Saturday, April 6, at 7pm in the Firehouse Theater of the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts.

Tune into Channel 5 Tuesday, April 16, at 8pm for the premiere of THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE.

Watch the full episode.