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Southwest of Salem / a Deborah S. Equenazi & Sam Tabot Pictures production in association with Naked Edge Films, Motto Pictures ; in association with Chicken & Egg Pictures ; director/producer, Deborah S. Esquenazi ; producer, Sam Tabet.

Esquenazi, Deborah, (film director,, film producer,, director of photography.). Tabet, Sam, (film producer.). Vasquez, Anna (Former convict), (interviewee.). Ramirez, Elizabeth (Former convict), (interviewee.). Rivera, Cassandra, (interviewee.). Mayhugh, Kristie, (interviewee.). Nathan, Debbie, (interviewee.). Hampton, Keith S., (interviewee.). Lipman, Sam, (composer.).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 91 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : FilmRise, 2016.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Deborah S. Esquenazi.
Participant or Performer Note:
Featuring (in order of appearance): Anna Vasquez, Cassandra Rivera, Elizabeth Ramirez, Kristie Mayhugh, Mike Ware, Jeff Blackburn, Debbie Nathan, Keith Hampton, Darrell Otto, Mary Burdette, Stephanie Limon, Javier Limon, Serafina Limon, Nick Vilbas, Gloria Ramirez Herrera, , Michael Rivera, Simon Ramirez, Hector Guereca III, Ashely Chavira, Maria Vasquez, Denise Tristan, Rose Vasquez, Joseph Vasquez.
Summary, etc.:
Emmyʼ nominee "Southwest of Salem" examines the persecutions of four Latina lesbians wrongfully convicted of gang-raping two young girls. For the first time in U.S. history, innocents can challenge convictions based on debunked scientific evidence. In this Peabody, GLAAD Media, Critics' Choice and Frameline Fest-winning doc, unravel what led to this modern-day witch hunt - and how we can stop it.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Innocence Project of Texas.
Innocence Project.
Vasquez, Anna (Former convict) > Interviews.
Ramirez, Elizabeth (Former convict) > Interviews.
Rivera, Cassandra > Interviews.
Mayhugh, Kristie > Interviews.
Child sexual abuse > Texas > San Antonio > Case studies.
False imprisonment > Texas > Case studies.
False arrest > Texas > San Antonio > Case studies.
Women prisoners > Texas.
Hispanic American lesbians > Texas > San Antonio.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration > Texas > San Antonio > Case studies.
Homophobia > United States.
Lesbians > Texas > San Antonio > Social conditions.
Trials (Child sexual abuse) > United States.
Trials (False imprisonment) > United States.

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