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Title:
The witness
Publication Information:
[United States] : Film Rise, [2017]

©2016
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details:
DVD, Dolby Digital 5.1.
Target Audience:
Not rated.
Language:
English
Language Note:
English dialogue ; English subtitle for the deaf and hard of hearing.
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Originally produced in 2016.
Abstract:
The name Kitty Genovese became synonymous with urban apathy after news that she was stabbed to death while 38 witnesses did nothing. Fifty years later, her brother uncovers a lie that transformed his life, condemned a city, and defined an era.
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DVD 364.1523 WITNESS 1 .SOURCE. BTE 2-9-17
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Examining the murder of Kitty Genovese, who was stabbed to death in Queens in 1964. The documentary follows her brother as he launches his own investigation into the crime, hoping to determine the veracity of a New York Times article that claimed 38 people witnessed her killing and did nothing to help. Directed by James D. Solomon. ~ Tom Ciampoli, Rovi