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Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory

For 18 years, filmmakers Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky have followed the case of the “West Memphis 3” who remain in prison for murders despite strong evidence pointing to their innocence. This new film revisists the case and presents surprising new information. [Synopsis courtesy of TIFF]

West of Memphis

An examination of a failure of justice in Arkansas. The documentary tells the hitherto unknown story behind an extraordinary and desperate fight to bring the truth to light. Told and made by those who lived it, the filmmakers’ unprecedented access to the inner workings of the defense, allows the film to show the investigation, research and appeals process in a way that has never been seen before; revealing shocking and disturbing new information about a case that still haunts the American South.