Category: Feature Documentary
Director: Marina Zenovich
Executive Producers: Jonathan Chinn, Simon Chinn, Susannah Price
Producers: P.G Morgan
One night in Durham, North Carolina, a rape accusation set fire to the reputations of three college athletes and their elite university. As Duke University’s lacrosse players grappled with their transition from model student to criminally accused, several wars were launched on different fronts. As a war in the courtroom between a rogue prosecution and the defence got underway, wars in the public arena raged between town and gown, black and white, moneyed and poor. With the help of key participants, we reveal what really happened at the Duke Lacrosse team party on 13th March 2006, and we deconstruct the incredible events of a year that changed the participant’s lives forever.
ESPN presents A Lightbox Production.
"Given the sensitivity of the subject matter, the project walks a delicate line in a spare, thought-provoking manner.''
Variety- Brian Lowry