Sundance: HBO Buys Prison Documentary ‘The Sentence’ (Variety)

From Variety

HBO has acquired U.S. television and streaming rights to the documentary feature film “The Sentence” in the wake of its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival.

First-time filmmaker Rudy Valdez’s movie centers on the aftermath of his sister Cindy Shank’s incarceration and explores the  consequences of mandatory minimum sentencing. Shank received a 15-year mandatory sentence in 2008 for conspiracy charges related to crimes committed by her deceased ex-boyfriend.

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