Ken Burns co-directed the Toronto-bound documentary with his daughter Sarah Burns and her husband David McMahon. The film premiered in Cannes earlier this summer and will receive a theatrical launch.
The Central Park Five charts the miscarriage of justice story surrounding the incarceration of five black and Latino youths from Harlem convicted of a brutal assault on a white woman in 1989.
Director of acquisitions & productions for Sundance Selects/IFC Films Jeff Deutchman negotiated the deal with McMahon on behalf of the filmmakers.
- Kino Lorber announced it will release on DVD Stanley Kubrick’s little-seen first feature Fear And Desire. The 1953 war film was restored recently by the Library Of Congress.