USC Law’s Post Conviction Justice Project, Entertainment Law Society, Life Sentence Films and Outside the Box [Office] are holding a special screening of Crime After Crime, an official selection of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, on October 26 at 7:00 p.m.
A discussion will follow with Yoav Potash, director, producer and editor of Crime After Crime and Joshua Saffran, attorney for Deborah Peagler, the main character in the movie. Heidi Rummel, director of USC Law’s Post-Conviction Justice Project will provide an introduction.
The film chronicles the legal battle of Deborah Peagler, a woman brutally abused by her boyfriend, and sentenced to 25 years-to-life for her connection to his murder.
The screening is free and open to the public. It will be held at USC School of Cinematic Arts Complex, Ray Stark Family Theatre, SCA 108, George Lucas Building, USC School of Cinematic Arts, 900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007.