Monday, 10 August 2009

A Documentary Film Screening Sponsored by the Innocence Project of Florida and Tallahassee Citizens Against the Death Penalty in opposition to the pen

“Juan Meléndez - 6446” tells the incredible, true story of Juan
Meléndez, who was sentenced to death for a crime he did not commit.
Puerto Rican migrant farmer raised in New York City, Meléndez was
accused of murder in the state of Florida. While claiming his innocence,
Juan Meléndez was convicted and put on death row for 17 years, 8 months
1 day. Told by Meléndez, his mother, lawyers and friends, this personal
drama illustrates the legal, political and public policy issues around the
application of the death penalty in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.

Film Screening of Juan Melendez - 6446
August 13 @ 7pm
30 minute discussion about the death penalty with Juan Melendez afterward
All Saints Cinema
918 1/2 Railroad Avenue
(located inside the Amtrak Rail Station)

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