We are very proud and excited to be able to present the European premiere of the long awaited documentary film Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory at the event.
The Paradise Lost films tell the true story of one of the most notorious murder cases in US history which three Arkansas teenagers were charged with the brutal killings of three 8 year old boys, in what's become known as the case of the West Memphis Three. Fraught with accusations of devil worship, allegations of coerced confessions and emotionally charged statements, the trial, and its aftermath, was one of the most sensational of recent times, with many claiming the trio had been wrongly convicted in an atmosphere of Satanic Panic.
The recent release from prison after 18 years of Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin, and Jessie Misskelley meant that the third documentary feature was postponed in order to give the series a definitive ending. The finalised film will receive it's first European screening at the festival.
View a teaser trailer here.
(The ATP cinema exists on a first come, first served basis. If you really want to see a film, you may have to get there early. There is limited seating and we do not guarantee entry into any session.)