Down a Dark Stairwell

This documentary explores the case of a Chinese-American police officer who killed an unarmed black man in a darkened stairwell of a New York City housing project, setting off a firestorm of emotion and fractured calls for justice. When he becomes the first NYPD officer to be convicted in a decade, two marginalized communities are pitted against one another.

Year: 

2017

Total CPB Investment: 

$325,000

Made Possible by CPB's Investment: 

Ursula Liang
Bronx, NY
TVPRG - ITVS subgrant
$325,000

Topics: 

Diversity