Judge Horton and the Scottsboro Boys

The compelling drama of nine black youths, one white man, and a struggle to save American justice.

Drama History
100 min     6     1976     USA


In 1930s Alabama, nine young black men are accused of raping two white women. The judge in the case, unlike the rest of the town, comes to believe that the boys are innocent and, against all advice from his friends and family, sets them free, which turns the entire community against him.