The Newman University Criminal Justice program, with the support of the Gerber Institute for Catholic Studies, will present Darryl Hunt hosting a screening of the award-winning documentary about his life, “The Trials of Darryl Hunt,” at 7 p.m. on Monday, February 6 in the Performance Hall of the De Mattias Fine Arts Center on the Newman campus. The film documents a brutal rape/murder in the American South, and offers a deeply personal story of a wrongfully convicted man who spent twenty years in prison for a crime he did not commit.inflatable slides

Mr. Hunt will take questions from the audience immediately following the film. There will also be a brief reception and an opportunity to pre-order signed copies of Mr. Hunt’s forthcoming book “Life Interrupted: The Trials of Darryl Hunt.” The event is free and open to the public.

Mr. Hunt’s appearance is the result of a successful grant application made by Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Jill Fort to the Gerber Institute last year.

For more information about Darryl Hunt or the Gerber Institute, please visit www.gerberinstitute.org.

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