Gideon’s Army

Everyone deserves the best defense. They fight for it.

Three young, idealistic public defenders in the Deep South struggle against long hours, low pay and staggering caseloads to ensure justice is served for the people society would rather forget. 

News & Documentary Emmy Awards

Outstanding Informational Programming—Long-Form (Nominated) - 2014

Social impact Media Awards

Best Editing - 2014

American Bar Association Silver Gavel Awards

Documentary Award - 2014

The Ridenhour Prizes

Documentary Film Prize - 2014

Film Independent Spirit Awards

Nominated: Best Documentary - 2014

AFI Docs Festival

Official Selection - 2013

Miami International Film Festival

Knight Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award - 2013

Sundance Film Festival

Official Selection and U.S. Documentary Editing Award - 2013


Sundance Institute Candescent Film

Award Recipient - 2013

Sundance Institute

Official Selection Documentary Edit & Story Lab and Documentary Fund - 2012

Independent Film Week

Official Selection 2012


 Tribeca All Access

Official Selection and Creative Promise Award - 2011


Good Pitch

Official Selection - 2011

HotDocs Forum

Official Selection - 2011

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