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Directed by Gregory Bayne

Idaho 2015 82 mins.

In 1985, Kirk Bloodsworth was sentenced to death for the brutal killing of a young girl in Rosedale, Maryland. In 1993, he became the first person exonerated by DNA evidence. Using animation and interviews, Bayne sets this harrowing story against Bloodsworth’s continuing fight to repeal the death penalty in Maryland. “A horrific tale of an innocent man caught in the perfect storm of injustice.”—Indiewire.

The Northwest Film Center recognizes and honors the Indigenous peoples of this region on whose ancestral lands the museum now stands. These include the Willamette Tumwater, Clackamas, Kathlemet, Molalla, Multnomah and Watlala Chinook Peoples and the Tualatin Kalapuya who today are part of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, and many other Native communities who made their homes along the Columbia River. We also want to recognize that Portland today is a community of many diverse Native peoples who continue to live and work here. We respectfully acknowledge and honor all Indigenous communities—past, present, future—and are grateful for their ongoing and vibrant presence.