A Murder In Mansfield Directed
Barbara Kopple USA / 2017 / 87:00 minutes
Times and Venues:
Upstate Films I RHINEBECK
Upstate Films WOODSTOCK
In 1990, the testimony of a 12-year-old boy sealed his father's fate. A jury convicted prominent Ohio doctor John Boyle of murdering Collier's mother. 26 years later, the son returns determined to get an admission of guilt from his imprisoned father.
Barbara Kopple is a two-time Academy Award winning filmmaker. A director and producer of narrative films, documentaries and commercial spots, her most recent project is "A Murder In Mansfield". Other recent projects include "This Is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous", "Miss Sharon Jones!", "Shelter", "Hot Type: 150 Years of the Nation", and "Running from Crazy".
Barbara produced and directed "Harlan County USA" and "American Dream", both winners of the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. Other films include "The House of Steinbrenner", "Woodstock:? Now and Then", "Shut Up and Sing", "A Conversation with Gregory Peck", "My Generation", "Wild Man Blues", "Fallen Champ: The Untold Story of Mike Tyson", for which she won a DGA Award for Outstanding Direction, and many more. ?
Barbara directed the narrative feature "Havoc".? Her television work includes episodes of "OZ" on HBO and "Homicide", for which she won a DGA Award for Outstanding Direction.? Barbara has directed spots for companies such as Sprint, Applebee’s, Dove, Target, The Tiger Woods Foundation, Pearl Vision and the Children’s Defense Fund.
Executive Producer(s): Collier Landry, John Morrissey, Diana Sperrazza
Producer(s): Barbara Kopple, David Cassidy, Ray Nowosielski
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