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October 9, 2012 > Documentary film explores the death penalty

Documentary film explores the death penalty

Submitted By Jane Bark

The Tri-City Documentary Series presents "Into the Abyss," a timely film on the death penalty. In this fascinating exploration of a triple homicide case in Conroe, Texas, master filmmaker Werner Herzog probes the human psyche to explore why people kill-and why a state kills. He engages in intimate conversations with those involved, including 28-year-old death row inmate Michael Perry (scheduled to die within eight days of appearing on-screen). Herzog's inquiries also extend to the families of the victims and perpetrators as well as a state executioner and pastor who've been with death row prisoners as they've taken their final breaths.

A discussion will be led by Ana Zamora of SAFE CA. YES on prop 34. www.safecalifornia.org.

Into the Abyss
Saturday Oct 13
1:30 p.m.
Niles Discovery Church
255 H Street at 3rd, Fremont
(510) 797-0895
www.TriCityPerspectives.org
Admission free
Wheelchair accessible

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