Southwest of Salem

Southwest of Salem

Directed by Deborah S. Esquenazi

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This Emmy®-nominated documentary is an in-depth examination of the persecutions of four Latina lesbians wrongfully convicted of gang-raping two young girls. For the first time in U.S. history, innocents can challenge convictions based on debunked scientific evidence. This Peabody, GLAAD Media, Critics’ Choice, and Frameline Fest-winning documentary unravels what led to this modern-day witch hunt and what can be done to keep it from ever happening again.

This Emmy®-nominated documentary is an in-depth examination of the persecutions of four Latina lesbians wrongfully convicted of gang-raping two young girls.

Cast: Anna Vasquez, Cassandra Rivera, Elizabeth Ramirez, Kristie Mayhugh