When They See Us

Ava DuVernay has an incredible talent for historical storytelling.  Her attention to humanity in cinematography is unmatched.  As “Selma” made real the experience of Dr. Martin Luther King, “When They See Us” tells the story of the lives, families and community of the wrongfully accused boys known as the Central Park Five.

Kylie Bunbury and Asante Blackk as Angie and Kevin Richardson in "When They See Us" on Netflix walk down a daytime Harlem street, Kevin carrying a trumpet case.

Caleel Harris as Antron McCray is led into a police car among red and white police lights at night

Aunjanue Ellis and Niecy Nash as Sharon Salaam and Delores Wise in Netflix' "When They See Us" stand together at dusk

Joshua Jackson and Caleel Harris as Mickey Joseph and Antron McCray in Netflix "When They See Us" are sitting behind a defendants desk in a courtroom, looking up

Michael Kenneth Williams as Bobby McCray is on the witness stand, left side lit in blue and right side shaded as he looks straight ahead close up

Freddy Miyares and John Leguizamo as Raymond Santana Jr and Sr in Ava DuVernay's "When They See Us" on Neflix, bathed in orange light in an apartment bathroom.


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