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Atlanta's Missing And Murdered: The Lost Children (TV Miniseries) (2020)

Atlanta's Missing And Murdered: The Lost Children
Running time: 53 min. | Genre: TV series, Documentaries, TV miniseries, Crime, 1980s
Atlanta's Missing And Murdered: The Lost Children (TV Miniseries)

Synopsis

In the period between 1979 to 1981, at least 30 African-American children and young adults disappeared or were murdered in Atlanta. Although 23-year-old Wayne Williams was prosecuted for two of the crimes, the rest of the cases were ultimately closed following his conviction in 1982. The docuseries hears from the victims’ families and examines the original trial materials and court documents, raising new questions for further investigation, and takes a closer look at the racial tensions and cultural clashes that brought Atlanta to a boiling point and caught the nation in a moment of transition.

Nominations & Awards

Independent Spirit

Best New Non-Scripted or Documentary Series NOMINATED

Details

Original title

Atlanta's Missing And Murdered: The Lost Children

Directors

Maro Chermayeff, Jeff Dupre, Joshua Bennett, Sam Pollard

Available on

Available on HBO

Producer

HBO, Show Of Force, Get Lifted Film Company, HBO Documentary Films, Roc Nation (Distribuidora: HBO)

Running time

53 min.

Year

2020

Country

United States United States

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