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1 Primetime and Creative Emmys

DOCUMENTARY

The Sentence | 2019

A searing look at the consequences of mandatory minimum sentencing, The Sentence is the first film from Rudy Valdez, who tells the story of his sister Cindy Shank. A mother of three, Shank received a 15-year mandatory sentence for conspiracy charges related to her deceased ex-boyfriend’s crimes.

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EXCEPTIONAL MERIT IN DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING
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