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Bright Lights Film Series Presents...Crime + Punishment

Directed by Stephen Maing

Amidst a landmark class action lawsuit over illegal policing quotas, Crime + Punishment chronicles the remarkable efforts and struggles of a group of black and Latino whistleblower cops and the young minorities they are pressured to arrest and summons in New York City. A highly intimate and cinematic experience with unprecedented access, Crime + Punishment examines the United States’ most powerful police department through the brave endeavors of a group of active duty officers and one unforgettable private investigator who risk their careers and safety to bring light to harmful policing practices which have plagued the precincts and streets of New York City for decades.

Co-presented as part of the It’s All True Documentary showcase with the Roxbury International Film Festival, The Boston Asian American Film Festival and The Emerson Prison Initiative

Later Event: April 9