This documentary takes a hard look at some of the complex social issues concerning a 16-year-old girl who is serving a life sentence in prison for murder. Cyntoia Brown found herself in a series of bad situations that led to her killing a man who picked her up for sex. The filmmaker spent nearly six years exploring her life and familial relationships to answer a very basic question... why?
Network:PBS - Independent Lens
Community Cinema Program
Distributor:The Cinema Guild
Awards:Silver Telly Award - Documentary and Runner-up, Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism