Murder on a Sunday Morning (2001)

Murder on a Sunday Morning (2001)

Brenton Butler was just a regular 15-year-old African American high-school student living in Jacksonville, Florida. But when a woman was murdered on a quiet Sunday morning, Brenton suddenly found himself accused of the killing in one of the most fleftening cases of mistaken identity ever.

This shocking documentary provides a candid look at the U.S. justice system at work andexposes the racial bias and abuse of power that resulted in Brenton’s arrest. The film features exclusive courtroom footage as well as interviews with the youth’s public defenders, including attorney Patrick McGuinness, who uncovered startling evidence that raised serious doubts about the police investigation and subsequent interrogation tactics.