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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (157 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : New Day Films, 2012.

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General Note:
Title from title frames.
In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
Paco Larra©łaga
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by New Day Films in 2012.
Summary, etc.:
Simultaneously a murder-mystery and an expos©· of endemic corruption today, GIVE UP TOMORROW looks intimately at the case of Paco Larra©łaga, a student accused of killing two sisters on the provincial island of Cebu. In a way that is both specific to the country and disquietingly universal, the film exposes a Kafkaesque extravaganza populated by flamboyantly crooked public officials, cops on the take, and a frenzied legal and media circus.. GIVE UP TOMORROW is also an intimate family drama focused on the near mythic struggle of two angry, sorrowful mothers who have dedicated more than a decade to executing or saving one young man. Their irreconcilable versions of justice play out in a controversial case, dubbed "The Trial of the Century", that ends a country's use of capital punishment, yet fails to free an innocent man.. GIVE UP TOMORROW is an Emmy Award nominated documentary for Outstanding Investigative Journalism, a Tribeca Film Festival award-winner and a finalist for the Puma Impact Award.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English,Spanish,Filipino
Subject: Criminal justice, Administration of.
Genre: Documentary films.

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