The Most Emotional Moment Filming KIDS FOR CASH by Robert May

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KIDS FOR CASH – find a screening near you!
A Documentary Film by
Robert May

 

Directed by: Robert May (producer of The Station Agent, Fog of War)
Produced by: Robert May, Lauren Timmons


KIDS FOR CASH
is a riveting look behind the notorious scandal that rocked the nation. Beginning in the wake of the shootings at Columbine, a small town in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania elected a charismatic judge who was hell-bent on keeping kids in line. Under his reign, over 3,000 children were ripped from their families and imprisoned for years for crimes as petty as creating a fake MySpace page. When one parent dared to question this harsh brand of justice, it was revealed that the judge had received millions of dollars in payments from the privately-owned juvenile detention centers where the kids—most of them only in their early teens—were incarcerated.

Exposing the hidden scandal behind the headlines, KIDS FOR CASH unfolds like a real-life thriller. Charting the previously untold stories of the masterminds at the center of the scandal, the film reveals a shocking American secret told from the perspectives of the villains, the victims and the unsung heroes who helped uncover the scandal. In a major dramatic coup, the film features extensive, exclusive access to the judges behind the scheme.

Robert May is a prolific producer having produced award-winning films and documentaries including THE STATION AGENT, THE FOG OF WAR, and the THE WAR TAPES. KIDS FOR CASH is his directorial debut.

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