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Watch: Exclusive Clip From Powerful Stockton Documentary ‘True Son’

Watch: Exclusive Clip From Powerful Stockton Documentary 'True Son'

California’s Stockton city is burdened with a high rate of homicides and bankruptcies. While residents grapple with leaving the dire living situation, a 22-year-old Stanford graduate, Michael Tubbs, campaigns to win a city council seat and change the community in Kevin Gordon’s documentary "True Son."

In this exclusive clip, interviewees expose troubling information about the city. "Stockton was ranked by Forbes magazine the worst place in the United States of America," one man says. A CNN newsreader reveals Stockton is the biggest U.S. city in history to file for Chapter 9.
Watch the thought provoking clip below. "True Son" opens in New York on October 31 and in Los Angeles November 7.

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