122 Bond St. (corner of Gould St.)
One night in November 1976, after his car breaks down on a road outside Dallas, Randall Dale Adams accepts a ride from teenager David Harris. Harris is driving a stolen vehicle and, later that night, when Dallas police officer Robert Wood pulls the car over to check its headlights, he is shot and killed. A jury believes Adams is the killer, but Errol Morris' classic documentary explores the role of Harris' perjured testimony, misleading witness accounts and police misconduct in the verdict.
"As perfect a documentary as you will ever find"
--Charles Tatum, eFilmCritic.com
“both an investigation of murder and a nightmarish meditation on the difference between truth and fiction”
-- Janet Maslin, New York Times
“it will leave you in a trance for days…bold and brilliant”
- Desson Howe, Washington Post
Blake Fitzpatrick, Professor, Ryerson’s School of Image Arts will introduce the film and lead a discussion afterwards.
Co-sponsored with the Documentary Media Research Centre at Ryerson University.
This event is free and no registration is required.
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