Sun, Jun 28 | Zoom

"Just Mercy" - Teen Discussion

Discussion with Rabbi Fred Guttman about the film "Just Mercy." This program is for teens only please.
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"Just Mercy" - Teen Discussion

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Jun 28, 2020, 2:00 PM
Zoom

About The Event

Join us for a Teens-Only discussion with Rabbi Fred Guttman about this powerful and thought-provoking film. "Just Mercy" is a true-story which follows young lawyer Bryan Stevenson (Jordan) and his history-making battle for justice. After graduating from Harvard, Bryan might have had his pick of lucrative jobs. Instead, he heads to Alabama to defend those wrongly condemned, with the support of local advocate Eva Ansley (Larson.) One of his first, and most incendiary, cases is that of Walter McMillian (Foxx,) who, in 1987, was sentenced to die for the notorious murder of an 18-year-old girl, despite a preponderance of evidence proving his innocence and the fact that the only testimony against him came from a criminal with a motive to lie. In the years that follow, Bryan becomes embroiled in a labyrinth of legal and political maneuverings and overt and unabashed racism as he fights for Walter, and others like him, with the odds-and the system-stacked against them.

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