The McHenry Trial - Don't Judge a Kid by Their Hoodie



synopsis

A young and brilliant academic phenom who not only passes the bar exam at age 14 but finds himself defending his homeless father on a murder charge when few believe he is innocent. He faces a shrewd law firm, an old school segregationist judge, and an arrogant prosecutor who is preparing to celebrate his 50th consecutive case win.

cast

Loretta Devine, Kaleb Alexander Roberts, Hiram A. Murray, Melvin Ward, Bob Rumnock, Thomas Gipson, Pablo Sandstrom, Kevin Flood, Temple Poteat, Sammie Wayne IV, Michael Nelson, Ronan Barbour

directed by

Ken Sagoes

director's bio

Ken Sagoes is an award-winning writer and actor who has over 100 film, TV, and stage credits. Sagoes won a CableAce Award and was a HUMANITAS Prize Finalist for writing and co-starring in Disney's "On Promised Land."

screenwriter

Ken Sagoes

producer

Karen T. Bolt, Sylvester Warren

runtime

30 minutes

country

US

category

Short Narrative