Abacus: Small Enough to Jail Poster

Release Date: May 19th, 2017

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
Abacus, a small family-run bank, becomes the only U.S. bank to face criminal charges in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. The indictment and subsequent trial forces the Sung family to defend itself -- and its bank's legacy in the Chinatown community -- over the course of a five-year legal battle.

Director: Steve James

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Kartemquin Films, Motto Pictures

Distributors: PBS Distribution

Keywords: Pursuit, Gripping, Brooding, 2000s, Underdog, Fall, Emotional, New York City

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Nominated Documentary (Feature)