TIME: The Kalief Browder Story

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  • 2017
  • 1 Season
  • 8.5  (2,414)

This dramatic documentary recounts the tragic story of Kalief Browder, a Bronx high school student who was sent to prison for three years on Rikers Island. Kalief was 16 when he was accused of stealing a backpack, and since his family was unable to pay the $3000 bail he was imprisoned without even being convicted of a crime. The case was never taken to trial, the charges were ultimately dropped, and Browder tragically committed suicide after his release. The documentary exposes the flaws in our criminal justice system, and how not all citizens are treated equally.

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Seasons
The After Life
6. The After Life
April 5, 2017
Family tension erupts when Kalief's estranged father tries to take over the case and settlement negotiation; Kalief's mother Venida combats depression and bad health, and suffers a massive heart attack.
Injustice for All
5. Injustice for All
March 29, 2017
Kalief becomes a folk hero and the poster child of a broken system, attracting journalists and celebrities as he fights for justice, but he begins to decline under the glare of the media.
The Witness
4. The Witness
March 22, 2017
A missing witness is found, exposing messy detective work.
The Bing
3. The Bing
March 15, 2017
Kalief refuses to plead guilty in his case and demands a trial, but is caught in the revolving door of solitary confinement as his case crawls through a stagnant court.
The Island
2. The Island
March 8, 2017
Viewers are taken to Rikers Island where he is introduced to a world of Violence, Corruption and Gangs. In constant upheaval, Kalief must defend himself from every side.
The System
1. The System
March 1, 2017
In the series premiere, meet Kalief Browder, who was wrongfully arrested and served three years in prison.
Description

This dramatic documentary recounts the tragic story of Kalief Browder, a Bronx high school student who was sent to prison for three years on Rikers Island. Kalief was 16 when he was accused of stealing a backpack, and since his family was unable to pay the $3000 bail he was imprisoned without even being convicted of a crime. The case was never taken to trial, the charges were ultimately dropped, and Browder tragically committed suicide after his release. The documentary exposes the flaws in our criminal justice system, and how not all citizens are treated equally.

TIME: The Kalief Browder Story is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on March 1, 2017.

Where to Watch TIME: The Kalief Browder Story

TIME: The Kalief Browder Story is available for streaming on the Spike TV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch TIME: The Kalief Browder Story on demand at Netflix.

  • Premiere Date
    March 1, 2017
  • IMDB Rating
    8.5  (2,414)