The Central Park Five

The Central Park Five

Running Time

119 Minutes

The Central Park Five


Ken Burns documentary about the Central Park jogger case which involved the violent assault, rape, and sodomy of Trisha Meili, a female jogger. It provided background, interviews, expert analysis, and details of associated facts related to the case and the five suspects.


Ken Burns daughter Sarah Burns worked in the office of the lawyers handling a lawsuit on behalf of those convicted in the case. The movie was inspired by her undergraduate thesis.

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