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Kanopy Documentary: The Witness (2015, NR)

November 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Running Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Release Date: 2015

On March 13, 1964, Kitty Genovese was repeatedly attacked on a street in Kew Gardens, Queens. Soon after, The New York Times published a front-page story asserting that 38 witnesses watched her being murdered from their apartment windows–and did nothing to help. The death of Kitty Genovese, 28, quickly became a symbol of urban apathy. “The Witness” follows the efforts of her brother Bill Genovese as he looks to uncover the truth buried beneath the story. In the process, he makes startling discoveries about the crime that transformed his life, condemned a city, and defined an era.

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Details

Date:
November 18
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Venue

Old Bridge Public Library
One Old Bridge Plaza
Old Bridge, 08857
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Website:
http://www.oldbridgelibrary.org/