“A lovely, bittersweet film about an intensely delicate subject.” — John Anderson, The Wall Street Journal

“Makepeace has made a film that is as gratifying as it is powerful..a film that is as beautiful to watch as it is haunting, a story rich in character and place.” —Bruce Murkoff, TriCorner News

“Beautifully blending the story of the community court with the story of two of the judges the film draws us in and makes us part of the discussion happening on screen.” — Steve Kopian, Unseen Films

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Produced by American Documentary, Inc., POV is public television’s premier showcase for nonfiction films. Since 1988, POV has been the home for the world’s boldest contemporary filmmakers, celebrating intriguing personal stories that spark conversation and inspire action. Always an innovator, POV discovers fresh new voices and creates interactive experiences that shine a light on social issues and elevate the art of storytelling. With our documentary broadcasts, original online programming and dynamic community engagement campaigns, we are committed to supporting films that capture the imagination and present diverse perspectives.