April 10-14, 2019 | Denton, Texas, USA
Crime + Punishment

Crime + Punishment

2018 | USA | 111 MIN

Saturday, April 21 / 8PM / Movie Tavern 1

Meet the NYPD12: a group of minority whistleblower officers who risk everything to expose racially discriminatory policing practices and smash the blue wall of silence. Crime + Punishment is a captivating and cinematic investigation into the New York Police Department’s outlawed practices of quota-driven policing and officer retaliation. Using secret recordings between officers and commanders, firsthand accounts, and emotional testimony, the NYPD12 detail the explosive truth when no one else will listen. In the meantime, Manuel Gomez, an ex-cop turned private investigator, collects testimony from young minorities who have been affected by these policies and targeted by officers in the name of fighting crime.

Sundance 2018 U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Social Impact

DIRECTOR: Stephen Maing
PRODUCERS: Stephen Maing, Ross Tuttle, Eric Daniel Metzgar
EDITORS: Eric Daniel Metzgar, Stephen Maing

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