POV1988 | TV Show
This acclaimed, long-running documentary series is a showcase for independent films on a wide variety of subjects, from the heartwarming (`Sweet Old Song,' about a 91-year-old musician) to the whimsical (`The Sweetest Sound,' a study of names) to the contr (more…)
Premiered: July 5, 1988
Season 23, Episode 7 Presumed Guilty
First Aired: July 27, 2010
An eye-opening look at the Mexican justice system through the case of street vendor Antonio Zuñiga, who was snatched off the street by the police and soon found guilty of murder despite no physical evidence connecting him to the crime and eyewitnesses who could place him elsewhere. The doc details the efforts of attorneys and filmmakers Roberto Hernández and Layda Negrete to get him a new trial, which they then record.