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Nick Broomfield, The Grim Sleeper

In a career that stretches back 40 years Nick Broomfield’s personal documentary investigations have won awards (Soldier Girls, Aileen: The Life and Death of a Serial Killer), prompted controversy (Kurt & Courtney), and become a brand in itself. Tales of the Grim Sleeper, which was shown at the Telluride, Toronto, and New York film festivals, tells the astonishing story of how a serial killer operated with impunity for 25 years in LA’s South Central, simply because his victims were not considered worthy enough of police interest. A devastating exposé of police inaction, the film examines issues of race, class, and institutional injustice.


Beyond the Subtitles


Film critic and The Boston Herald entertainment writer Stephen Schaefer hosts candid conversations with actors, filmmakers, producers and movie people near and far.