2012-2013 Documenting Justice Class

The seventh annual Documenting Justice Screening drew an audience of nearly 1,000, including UA students, faculty and staff, community leaders, friends and family of the filmmakers, and participants in the films.

The following films debuted at the screening:

Moving for Midtown considers the impact large developments can have on local communities. Is there a difference between a house and a home? (Brass Bralley; Madalyn Vaughn)

What it Means to Know Two years after taking a genetic test, four sisters reflect on the results. (Mary Scott Hodgin)

Today and Tomorrow In the context of a state that does not provide adequate sex education, what is a teen mother faced with on a daily basis? (Bre Swims; Okha Patel)

Unsettlement In 2003, Anniston, Alabama, received a $700 million toxic waste settlement. Can money fix 40 years of contamination? (Ellie Campbell; Elizabeth Blair; Abbot Henderson)

The Straight and Narrow A conservative Christian mother contemplates her beliefs and relationship with her son, months following his coming out. (Heath Kinzer; Hunter Holt)

Reasonable Doubt In a justice system that presumes innocence and requires proof beyond a reasonable doubt, can we ever really know the truth? (Caitlin Trotter; ShaMyra Sylvester)

Hale County Gorilla A year after an unexpected visitor puts their home in the national spotlight, Hale County residents talk about life in small town Alabama. (Benjamin Voigt; Amy Reisch)