Recently last night Netflix has released the trailer for the upcoming true-crime documentary show The Innocence Files. And It looks amazing. The Innocence Files takes a different approach. The show executive produced and directed by Academy Award nominee Liz Garbus, Academy Award Winner Alex Gibney and Academy Award winner Roger Ross Williams music by prudence, with episodes also directed by Academy Award nominee Jed Rothstein.
The Innocence Files release date is April, 15 and It consists of 9 episodes show will be available to stream on Netflix worldwide.
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The show follows 8 wrongly accused inmates some of them represented by the nonprofit organization the innocence project. Their inception in 1992, The innocence project founded by Peter Neufeld and Barry Scheck at Cardozo School of law have used DNA evidence to exonerate prisoners.
The Innocence Files shines a light on the untold personal stories behind 8 cases of wrongful conviction that the nonprofit organizations within the Innocence Network have uncovered and worked tirelessly to overturn. To Innocence, Files aims to confront difficult truths about the flaws in the American Criminal justice system.
The Trailer for the show situates this as a show where the verdicts have already been decided and the inherent knowledge that said the verdict is wrong. Nine different cases are laid out, involving predominately men of color, who are serving long-term sentences for crimes they didn’t commit.
Netflix and DuVernay are also currently being sued by former New York prosecutor Linda Fairstein for what she considers an unfair portrayal of herself. With regard to the lawsuit Netflix says, Linda Fairstein’s frivolous lawsuit is without merit. The show also includes episodes directed by Sarah Dowland, Academy Award Nominee Jed Rothstein and Emmy Award Winner Andy Grieve.