Abacus: Small Enough To Jail

  •  Documentary
  •  City & State
  •  United States

From acclaimed Chicago filmmaker Steve James (Hoop Dreams) comes a saga of the immigrant Sung family, owners of Abacus Federal Savings Bank in New York’s Chinatown. Accused of mortgage fraud, the Sungs must defend themselves and their dignity, even as the true architects of the 2008 financial crisis walk free. This high-stakes courtroom documentary screens as part of Kartemquin Films’ 50th anniversary.

Director Steve James, producer Mark Mitten, and subjects Vera Sung and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Sung are scheduled to attend this screening.


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