The Syndrome (2014)

The Syndrome (2014)

Genre: documentary, Genre
Director: Meryl Goldsmith
Starring: Gerald Amirault, Randell Alexander, Dale Akiki, ,
Run time: 86 min
IMDb: 8.2/10
Country: USA
Released: 2014
Views: 994

Synopsis

Audrey Edmunds, mother of three, spent 11 years in prison for killing a baby she never harmed. And she is not alone. What happens when widely held beliefs based on junk science lead to the convictions of innocent people? The Syndrome is an explosive documentary following the crusade of a group of doctors, scientists, and legal scholars who have uncovered that “Shaken Baby Syndrome,” a child abuse theory responsible for hundreds of prosecutions each year in the US, is not scientifically valid. In fact, they say, it does not even exist. Filmmaker Meryl Goldsmith teams with Award-winning investigative reporter Susan Goldsmith to document the unimaginable nightmare for those accused and shine a light on the men and women dedicating their lives to defending the prosecuted and freeing the convicted. The Syndrome uncovers the origins of the myth of “Shaken Baby Syndrome.” It unflinchingly identifies those who have built careers and profited from this theory along with revealing their …
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3 Comments

  • jacobzetino 3 days ago

    Eye Opening Documentary on Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS)

  • verhovenmark 3 days ago

    great investigative filmmaking

  • Ken-208 3 days ago

    Great Film about Shaken Baby Syndrome (aka Abusive Head Trauma)