GenreDocumentary Music directorCharles Bernstein CountryUnited States
Release date2005 (2005) WriterJessica Sanders, Marc H. Simon ScreenplayJessica Sanders, Marc H. Simon Similar moviesGone Girl, Les Misérables, Live Free or Die Hard, Toy Story 2, 3:10 to Yuma, Les Misérables
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After Innocence is a 2005 American documentary film about men who were exonerated from death row by DNA evidence. Directed by Jessica Sanders, the film took the Special Jury Prize at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival.
The featured exonerees are Dennis Maher; Calvin Willis; Scott Hornoff; Wilton Dedge; Vincent Moto; Nick Yarris; and Herman Atkins. Also featured are Barry Scheck and Peter Neufeld of the Innocence Project and Lola Vollen of the Life After Exoneration Program.
Sundance Film Festival—Special Jury Prize; Grand Jury Prize (nominated)
Seattle International Film Festival—Women in Cinema Lena Sharpe Award
Newport Beach Film Festival—Special Jury Prize
Independent Film Festival of Boston—Audience Award
Full Frame Documentary Film Festival—Content + Intent = Change Award
Nantucket Film Festival—Best Storytelling In A Documentary