Pervert Park
First screened in January 2017
Directors: Frida Barkfors and Lasse Barkfors. Documentary about registered sex offenders living in a designated community in Florida. Interview subjects include William J. Fuery Jr., Tracy Hutchinson, James Broderick, James Turner, Patrick Naughton, William Heffernan, Don Sweeney, Nancy Marais, Jonathan Draves, Milton Allen Roe, Ryan Shadowens, Heather Franck. Screenplay: Frida Barkfors and Lasse Barkfors.

Twitter Capsule: You could imagine a version of this sex-offender documentary that cuts even deeper but this is brave, revealing work.

VOR:   This would be a hard project to undertake, from either side of the camera. Illuminates its subjects' lives without apologizing for them.

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Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+

Sundance Film Festival: World Cinema Documentary Prize (Special Mention)

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