News 05.29.08

Tonight on IFC: At the Death House Door

An award-winning documentary about the death penalty in Texas, “At the Death House Door,” will premiere tonight at 9 p.m. ET / PT on the Independent Film Channel.

Directed by Steve James ("Hoop Dreams") and Peter Gilbert ("Vietnam: Long Time Coming"), the film looks at the death penalty through the eyes of Pastor Carroll Pickett, who worked for 15 years as a death row chaplain in Texas. The film focuses on the story of Carlos De Luna, who was executed despite evidence of his innocence and whose execution has long troubled Pickett.

Watch a trailer of the film here


Do you get the IFC Channel? Check your local listings here


Read a three-part Chicago Tribune feature series on De Luna’s case here


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