Monday, April 10, 2006

UIS Innocence Project to host advance screening of documentary

"Facing Life: The Retrial of Evan Zimmerman," a new documentary that will premiere Monday, June 5, on A&E, will have a special advance screening Tuesday, April 25, at UIS. Hosted by UIS' Downstate Illinois Innocence Project, the screening will be at 6:30 p.m. in University Hall, room 2008. A discussion with the filmmakers will follow.

"Facing Life" documents Zimmerman's decision to face the possibility of life in prison rather than accept an offer of freedom that would falsely brand him as a murderer. Read more>>

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