Crime After Crime

The story of the battle to free Debbie Peagler, an incarcerated survivor of brutal domestic violence. Over 26 years in prison cannot crush the spirit of this determined African-American woman, despite the injustices she has experienced, first at the hands of a duplicitous boyfriend who beat her and forced her into prostitution, and later by prosecutors who cornered her into a life behind bars for her connection to the murder of her abuser. Her story takes an unexpected turn two decades later when a pair of rookie land-use attorneys cut their teeth on her case -- and attract global attention to the troubled intersection of domestic violence and criminal justice.

89 minutes
Yoav Potash

Shown at

  1. 11th Annual Nashville Jewish Film Festival - 2011
  2. 19th Toronto Jewish Film Festival - 2011
  3. Ames-Azalak Rochester Jewish Film Festival - 2011
  4. Atlanta Jewish Film Festival - 2011
  5. Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema - 2014
  6. Chicago Jewish Film Festival - 2014
  7. Columbus Jewish Film Festival - 2011
  8. Jewish Arts and Film Festival of Fairfield County - 2011
  9. Jewish Film Festival (Australia) - 2011
  10. Jewish Film Festival (Chautauqua) - 2013
  11. New York Jewish Film Festival - 2011
  12. PJFF Fall Festival - 2011

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