Netflix has released the trailer for their upcoming documentary limited series The Innocence Files, which tackles the criminal justice system and the subject of wrongful conviction.

Spanning nine episodes, the series enlisted the directing talents of Liz Garbus, Alex Gibney, Roger Ross Williams, Jed Rothstein, Andy Grieve and Sarah Dowland.

The synopsis is as follows: The Innocence Files shines a light on the untold personal stories behind eight cases of wrongful conviction that the nonprofit organization the Innocence Project and organizations within the Innocence Network have uncovered and worked tirelessly to overturn. The nine-episode series is composed of three compelling parts – The Evidence, The Witness and The Prosecution. These stories expose difficult truths about the state of America’s deeply flawed criminal justice system, while showing when the innocent are convicted, it is not just one life that is irreparably damaged forever: families, victims of crime and trust in the system are also broken in the process.

The subjects of the series are Chester Hollman III, Kenneth Wyniemko, Alfred Dewayne Brown, Thomas Haynesworth, Franky Carrillo, Levon Brooks, Kennedy Brewer and Keith Harward.

The Innocence Files is executive produced by Story Syndicate, Jigsaw Productions, One Story Up and Film 45.

Watch the trailer below.


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