True crime lovers, get excited: Netflix’s newest crime documentary looks just as captivating as “Making a Murderer.”
“Strong Island,” which hits Netflix in September, isn’t about solving a whodunit. Instead, it’s a personal film about how America failed to serve justice for the death of a black man.
Yance Ford, the film’s director, lost his brother, William Ford Jr., in 1992. William Ford Jr. was just 24 years old when he was shot on Long Island, New York. His reported killer was a 19-year-old white man, Mark Reilly.
Although Ford was unarmed, he became the prime suspect in his own murder.
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