The trailer for Ava DuVernay’s new Netflix limited series When They See Us is going to move you to tears, and to action. Telling the story of the Central Park Five, thirty years later, this is one injustice seared into the hearts and minds of many—and one that should never be forgotten.
When They See Us arrives on Netflix on May 31st. Watch the chilling trailer and find out more from Netflix below.
On the night of April 19, 1989, a brutal rape occurred in Central Park, setting off a chain of events that went on to capture the nation’s attention and forever alter the lives of five teens who were wrongly accused of the crime. Thirty years later, When They See Us highlights one of the most shocking and catalyzing instances of injustice in recent decades. Academy Award® Nominee Ava DuVernay brings the full stories of Antron McCray, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, Jr., Kevin Richardson and Korey Wise to life as they unfold over the four part limited series. When They See Us will be released on Netflix on May 31.