“Conviction” Opens Nationwide Tonight


The film “Conviction,” which tells the story of Betty Anne Waters’ two-decade fight to overturn her brother’s wrongful conviction, opens in theaters nationwide tonight. The film has been open for two weeks in select theaters and earned positive  reviews from critics and audiences.


Find showtimes in your area.

Already saw the film? Let us know what you thought by posting on our Facebook page, or share your own story of conviction with Betty Anne Waters.

Visit our

“Conviction” section

for a message from Hilary Swank, photos of the people behind the film, documents from the case and more.

Conviction was in the news and on TV this week:

Innocence Project Co-Director Barry Scheck wrote about the story behind “Conviction”

at the Huffington Post


Hilary Swank and Betty Anne Waters discussed the work of the Innocence Project on CBS’s ”

The Talk

,” on Wednesday.

Elle magazine

featured Betty Anne Waters

and the story real life story that inspired “Conviction,” in their November issue.

Actress Juliette Lewis

talked with Jimmy Fallon

about her role in Conviction.

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