West of Memphis

(2012)

West of Memphis Synopsis

West of Memphis is an examination of a failure of justice in Arkansas. The documentary tells the hitherto unknown story behind an extraordinary and desperate fight to bring the truth to light. Told and made by those who lived it, the filmmakers' unprecedented access to the inner workings of the defense, allows the film to show the investigation, research and appeals process in a way that has never been seen before; revealing shocking and disturbing new information about a case that still haunts the American South.

West of Memphis News
CONTEST: Win a West of Memphis Poster Signed by Peter Jackson and Damien Wayne Echols
Amy Berg directs this comprehensive documentary that examines the West Memphis Three case from beginning to end, due in theaters Christmas Day.
West of Memphis Clip with Henry Rollins and Eddie Vedder
The famed musicians discuss why they wanted to get involved in the West Memphis Three case in director Amy Berg's upcoming documentary.
West of Memphis Soundtrack to Feature Songs by Bob Dylan and Marilyn Manson
Amy Berg directs this searing documentary about the plight of the West Memphis Three, opening in theaters Christmas Day.
Second West of Memphis Trailer
We also have a new poster for this Peter Jackson-produced documentary about how the justice system failed for the West Memphis Three.
West of Memphis Documentary Features Never-Before-Heard Testimony
The Peter Jackson produced film includes revelations from Terry Hobbs' nephew, which indicates the West Memphis Three did not commit the 1993 murders.
Peter Jackson's West of Memphis Trailer
The acclaimed director produced this documentary about the West Memphis Three alongside partner Fran Walsh.