Screening of State v Reed - Sunday March 9 at Ruta Maya
- Rodney Reed Documentary and Music Exhibition at Ruta Maya,
Performers: Dwayne Jackson, Shorty C of Diasporic, Public Offenders and
Documentary State vs. Reed, directors Ryan Polomski and Frank Bustoz
This special free screening of the SXSW 2006 documentary and musical performance is aimed at raising public awareness for the hearing for current Texas Death Row inmate Rodney Reed. and Pubic Offenders open up (5:30 - 6:00) Film Screening (6:15 - 7:15) Shorty C and Dwayne Jackson (7:30 - 8:30)
10 years after being convicted of a capital murder that he insists that he didn't commit, Rodney Reed and his supporters continue to fight for justice. , at the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Reed faces a crucial appeal hearing that could determine his fate. With the other suspect, whom Reed's supporters point to as possibly the real killer, under indictment for an October sexual assault while serving as a police officer in -- the stakes couldn't be higher. Come out and learn about the case that could change Texas' death penalty system, and listen to soulful and conscious music from some of Austin's finest performers. For Free.
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