Could this be the next big Netflix documentary series?
No crazy people and tigers in this one, but it sure looks like an engrossing watch nevertheless. The trailer has been released for The Innocence Files, a nine-episode documentary series looking at eight wrongful convictions and the fight that nonprofit organisation The Innocence Project puts in to help free the victims.
It sure looks emotional and you just know you’re going to be feeling some fury at the injustice being dealt out. After all, you can’t compensate the amount of life that’s been lost in a cell. Mark the date: April 15.
Official synopsis for The Innocence Files:
Through the lens of The Evidence, The Witness and The Prosecution, The Innocence Files shines a powerful light on the untold personal stories behind eight cases of wrongful conviction that the nonprofit organization the Innocence Project and organizations within the Innocence Network have uncovered and worked tirelessly to overturn. The Innocence Files is executive produced and directed by Academy Award® nominee Liz Garbus, Academy Award® winner Alex Gibney, Academy Award® winner Roger Ross Williams; with episodes also directed by Academy Award® nominee Jed Rothstein, Emmy Award® winner Andy Grieve and Sarah Dowland.