Silver Dollar Road New Hollywood Movie Trailer Released 20 October 2023

 Silver Dollar Road, a new documentary about the wrongful conviction of the Reels family, is released on October 20, 2023.

Silver Dollar Road

The film is directed by Raoul Peck, a Haitian-American filmmaker known for his documentaries I Am Not Your Negro and Exterminate All the Brutes.

Director Raoul Peck

The Reels family, led by matriarch Mamie, have lived on their land in North Carolina for generations.

The Reels family

In 2011, the Reels family was wrongfully convicted of civil contempt and sentenced to 8 years in prison.

A courtroom scene from the film

Their conviction sparked outrage and protests across the country

A protest against the Reels' conviction

In 2019, the Reels family was finally released from prison.

Mamie Reels and her son Melvin

A still from the film

Silver Dollar Road chronicles the Reels' story and the fight for justice.

The Silver Dollar Road logo

Silver Dollar Road is available to stream on Prime Video on October 20, 2023.