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‘San Antonio Four’ Documentary Named Finalist for Peabody Award

‘San Antonio Four’ Documentary Named Finalist for Peabody Award

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. A documentary exploring the dramatic case of four San Antonio women wrongly convicted of gang-raping two children in the 1990s has been selected as a finalist for the prestigious Peabody Award. For years, Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four, by documentary filmmaker Deborah Esquenazi,

The San Antonio Four Are Finally Declared “Actually Innocent”

Originally published in the San Antonio Current The claims were always fantastic – as in difficult to believe. The girls, ages 7 and 9, told police and child protection workers that a weeklong visit to their aunt’s Westside San Antonio apartment in the summer of 1994 had turned into a sadistic, orgy-like nightmare. They said

SA4 Documentary to Screen at Tribeca Film Fest

A documentary about the trial and long-term imprisonment of four San Antonio Latina lesbians, who in 1994 were falsely accused of sexually abusing two pre-teen girls, will make its world premier at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City on April 13. The film, Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four,

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