After brutal rape is committed in Central Park on the night of April 19, in 1989, five teens are wrongly accused of the crime, changing their lives forever. This was to set off a chain of events that went on to transfix a nation.
Three decades on, When They See Us ‘highlights one of the most shocking and catalysing instances of injustice in recent decades. Academy Award® Nominee Ava DuVernay brings the full stories of Antron McCray, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, Jr, Kevin Richardson and Korey Wise to life over the four-part series’.
When They See Us will be released on Netflix on May 31.
Watch the trailer here: