After Innocence Synopsis
The difficult lives of convicted prison inmates freed from incarceration via DNA testing.
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Portland Oregonian

By Marc Mohan
Powerfully explores the struggles faced by those whom DNA testing has exonerated after years behind bars.
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80

Film Threat

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Jessica Sanders has observed a collection of lives dramatically altered by a flawed legal system.
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78

Austin Chronicle

By Marrit Ingman
There's also a little something smarmy about the interactions between the lawyers and their clients, all of whom are poor.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
In her clear and compelling film, Sanders lets the innocents do the talking.
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75

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

By Bill White
The embittered men make fascinating subjects.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
Gut-wrenching.
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
After Innocence isn't bravura filmmaking, and it doesn't have to be -- this is one of those documentaries where the subject is compelling...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Sheri Linden
Puts a human face on the failings of the American judicial system and the growing importance of DNA in legal proceedings.
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63

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Though Jessica Sanders' rambling documentary about the damaged lives of wrongfully imprisoned men would have made a better subject for an...
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63

New York Post

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Exploring the lives of several wrongly convicted men exonerated by DNA evidence, the documentary After Innocence makes a reasonable case...
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