32 minutes | Aug 23, 2021

Jia Wertz: Conviction

S1: E40: Jia Wertz: ConvictionSummaryIndependent documentary filmmaker Jia Wertz, Director of Conviction, her award-winning short film about the wrongful conviction of Jeffrey Deskovic, discusses her vision and experiences pursuing stories of social justice and exposing inconsistencies in the American Justice System.Special GuestJia Wertz - Independent filmmaker and accomplished fashion designer with a stunning, award-winning documentary called Conviction.Time Stamps[00:00-Intro][02:55-Meet Jia][30:54 - Outro]Key Takeaways*Books change lives*Use your powers for good*The National Exoneration Registration is a thing - HOW?!*Wrongful imprisonment affects everyone -> criminals are still out there free*Odd, quiet kids do not automatically equal rapists and murderer*Creating a documentary is wicked hard*The Aha! moment is in the replay*You can't make this stuff up!*Not all superheroes where capes*There are NO resources for the INNOCENT*Government is slow on paperwork and stigmas never leave*120K wrongfully convicted has a profound ripple effect*Wrongful conviction can happen to anyone*Education & awareness is essentialThe Big AsksFollow me/Connect (click link):Twitter | PlayingDA | MusingAround | Instagram | FacebookClubhouse: @musingaroundlv  |  email: writtenwordvegas@yahoo.comDonate/Become VIP for Free Merchandise:Onetime: PayPalMeOnetime: Venmo @playingDABuy me a coffee:  https://www.buymeacoffee.com/musingaroundlvMembership Subscription:  Become a VIP member at Patreon-3 months get you a signed copy of my book (your choice) and you can earn free merch (https://www.patreon.com/playingDA)Review, Share, RatePodchaserReference LinksThe Wrong Mans (TV series) https://www.hulu.com/series/the-wrong-mans-6547e8ba-de80-42d1-83a4-135e6f1b014bIMDB profile https://www.imdb.com/name/nm11175987/Jia’s website https://www.jiawertz.com/The 16th Round (book) https://www.amazon.com/Sixteenth-Round-Number-Contender-45472/dp/1569765677The Hurricane (movie) https://www.amazon.com/Hurricane-Denzel-Washington/dp/B001W4HQZAConviction (short film) https://www.amazon.com/Conviction-Jeffrey-Deskovic/dp/B08F9CN2XGThe Innocence Project https://innocenceproject.org/Jia’s Instagram https://www.instagram.com/jiadocs/?hl=enThis podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacyPodcorn - https://podcorn.com/privacy
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