Exciting News! Our documentary American Justice on Trial will premiere at the Roxie Theater in San Francisco on April 22, 2022 at 6 p.m. -- nearly 9 years in the making.

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SF FILM Festival

American Justice on Trial

April 22, 2022 at 6pm at the Roxie Theater

3117 16th Street at Valencia, in San Francisco's historic Mission District


Tickets are on sale now!

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Creator/Producer | Lise Pearlman
Producer/Director | Andrew Abrahams
Director | Herb Ferrette
Co-Producer | Abby Ginzberg
Co-Producer | Robert Richter
Consulting Producer | Charles Hobson (1936-2020)
Executive Producer | Peter Benvenutti


AMerican Justice on trial: People v. Newton

(THE untold story)

The pioneering banker who risked his life as the first black foreman in a major murder trial and likely  prevented national riots in the groundbreaking case that revolutionized the American jury.