Directed by Academy Award-nominee Amy Berg, four-part documentary series The Case Against Adnan Syed explores the 1999 disappearance and murder of 18-year-old Baltimore County high school student Hae Min Lee, and the subsequent conviction of her ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed — a case brought to global attention by the hugely popular Serial podcast. Read More

A Timeline of Events

A chronological breakdown of what happened in 1999 and what’s happening now, from Hae’s disappearance to the latest on the appeal.

Beyond Serial

A recap of the events of the podcast Serial and what to expect from the 4-part documentary series from Academy Award-nominated director Amy Berg.



“Ambitious, Complex and Deeply Detailed”

See what else the critics are saying about the 4-part documentary series.

The Critics Weigh In

“Builds a moving portrait of grief and the space it takes up in your life even when you refuse to call it by its name.”

“Reckons with so many of the ethical questions that most true-crime media avoids in order to keep feeding our insatiable appetites for more real-life horror.”

“Instead of a retread of Serial, this new series uses its visual medium to the fullest, showing us everything we only heard about in the podcast.”

“With The Case Against Adnan Syed, Berg isn’t just adding to Serial’s story. She’s challenging the playbook for how true-crime stories get told.”

“A skillfully crafted work… absorbing and entertaining.”

— The Baltimore Sun

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