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The Execution of Wanda Jean

  • Release Date: Jan 11, 2002
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 28 min.
  • Genres: Art House/Foreign
  • Director:Liz Garbus

Synopsis

[[Performer~P235934~Liz Garbus~lizgarbus]] ([[Feature~V160457~The Farm: Angola, USA~thefarm:lifeinsideangolaprison]]) directed this documentary that takes a close look at death row inmate [[Performer~P302501~Wanda Jean Allen~wandajeanallen]]. What sets this film apart from the average examination of a death row appeal is that the convicted killer is a lesbian African-American. If the state of Oklahoma goes through with the sentence, she will become the first black woman to be killed by the state in...more

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