Sticks and Stones Trilogy: The Words Spoken, The Words on the Body, The Marks on the Wall

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Sienna Reid | United States | 2016 | 43 m 1 s

English, Italian with English Subtitles

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~It’s not about her. It’s about what they did to her~

Sticks and Stones Trilogy is an artistic, visceral and emotional interpretation of the true story of American student Amanda Knox, who was imprisoned, wrongfully convicted and ultimately exonerated for the murder of her friend while studying abroad in a small town in Italy. The Words are a documentation of what Amanda Knox was called, that were culled from local and international news articles, police statements and court documents.

A student imprisoned for a crime she did not commit, fights to overcome character assassination and confinement, until her eventual exoneration and release from prison.

An American student is targeted and imprisoned by a prosecutor and the police of a small Italian town for a crime she did not commit. As the community and media join in spreading false narratives and lies about her, she fights to overcome the emotional and physical pain of her character assassination and confinement, until her eventual exoneration and release from prison.