Independent Lens: True Conviction

May 1, 2018

In The Moment ... April 30, 2018 Show 326 Hour 1

Credit pbs.org

The documentary "True Conviction" looks at three men who were wrongfully convicted, eventually exonerated and released after years of incarceration. The film follows their quest to help other innocent men behind bars.

You can see it Monday, April 30 at 9 p.m. CST / 8 p.m. MDT on Independent Lens on SDPB-TV.

Director Jamie Meltzer's feature documentary films have been broadcast on PBS and have screened at numerous film festivals worldwide. True Conviction premiered at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival and was awarded a Special Jury Mention in the Best Documentary Category. He is the Program Director of the M.F.A. Program in Documentary Film at Stanford University.