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Damien Echols, of the West Memphis Three, on Death Row and the Shocks of Being Free

After nearly two decades in prison, the man who was wrongly convicted of murdering three children speaks out about his trauma, his celebrity backers, a new documentary and looking to the future.

Peter Jackson Targets Arkansas Politician With ‘West Memphis Three’ Screenings

The doc quietly enters theaters where the case's prosecutor runs for Congress.

Toronto 2012: ‘West of Memphis’ Damien Echols on Debt to Johnny Depp and Peter Jackson

The Amy Berg doc subject praised the Hollywood actor and director for helping propel his fight for exoneration after he left an Arkansas prison cell last year.

Midyear Awards Report: Sony Pictures Classics (Analysis)

Sony's art house division boasts a slew of indie, doc and foreign contenders, including two that were big hits at Cannes: "Amour" and "Rust & Bone."

Sundance 2012: Peter Jackson on ‘West of Memphis,’ New Evidence Points to Step-Father (Video)

The producer hits THR's Video Lounge in Park City with director Amy Berg to discuss their documentary, the DNA on one of the murdered boys' shoelaces that matches one of their step-father's, and the three witnesses who came forth.

Peter Jackson Cuts Sundance Short; Returns to New Zealand for ‘Hobbit’ (Video)

The director and producer, in Park City for the world premiere of his "West of Memphis" documentary, tells THR what work remains to be done on his highly anticipated project.

West of Memphis: Sundance Film Review

The recently liberated West Memphis 3 get another high-profile doc that's a sure bet for a theatrical push.