Ep. 83: Conviction: The Award Winning Documentary
Filmmaker Jia Wertz pursues stories that explore the conflict between institutional systems and individuals victimized by those institutions in the name of protecting the social order. She is currently investigating the vagaries and inconsistencies of the American Criminal Justice system through the story of Jeffrey Deskovic and other exonerees to have their freedom restored at the cost of irreparable damage to their minds, relationships and families. The Award Winning short film Conviction is available on Amazon Prime. In addition, Jia is a featured writer for Forbes, and the Founder and fashion designer of Studio 15.