DocuTalk: Finding Kendrick Johnson

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Book Clubs, Movies

Age Group:

Adults
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Program Description

Event Details

The best documentaries make you desperate to discuss! Each month we’ll talk about one of the most intriguing documentaries your library card can connect you with. Join us for a not-quite-a-Book Club: Watch at home, then join us for a virtual discussion!

 

We'll be talking about: Finding Kendrick Johnson (2021)

On January 11th, 2013, Kendrick Johnson was found dead in his high school gymnasium rolled up in a gym mat. 'FINDING KENDRICK JOHNSON' is the feature documentary product of a 4 year undercover investigation into the facts of this case. So what really happened to KJ? Told through the eyes of KJ's family and close friends, this new documentary hopes to shed light on one of the most important American stories of our time. 

Please note: This video contains graphic images that may be disturbing to some viewers including crime scene photos and historic images.

 

How to Watch: 

Des Moines Residents can use their library card to stream this documentary and others for free on Kanopy Streaming Service. From True Crime and Pop Culture to Social Justice and Edutainment, you'll find thousands of documentaries, as well as movies and TV shows.  

You can also request the DVD here.