Alabama attorney subject of upcoming films

Credit wlu.edu

(MONTGOMERY, AL)-- An Alabama Attorney will be the focus of a documentary on HBO. Bryan Stevenson is the Alabama attorney who founded the Equal Justice Initiative and he is the subject of two new films.

One is called “True Justice: Bryan Stevenson's Fight for Equality” and it will premiere on HBO June 26. The documentary details Stevenson's work in the criminal justice system on behalf of poor and other incarcerated people.

The network said the documentary will trace Stevenson's struggle for greater fairness in the system and how racial injustice has evolved in the country.

Stevenson's life will also be the subject of an upcoming movie called, "Just Mercy," starring Michael B. Jordan.