O.J.:Made in America
In June 2016, ESPN Films debuted the group’s most ambitious documentary project to date, “O.J.: Made in America.”
It is perhaps the defining cultural tale of 20th-century America, one that centers around two of our country’s greatest fixations: race and celebrity. Directed by Peabody and Emmy winner Ezra Edelman, “O.J.: Made in America” explores these themes in tracing a personal journey, from how Orenthal James Simpson first became a football star, to why the country fell in love with him off the field, to his being accused of murdering his ex-wife, his subsequent acquittal and why he is sitting in jail 20 years later for another crime.
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ESPN Films’ “O.J.: Made in America,” which was honored with an Academy Award Sunday night for Best Documentary Feature, will air on ESPN2 over the next five nights. The documentary film will air in five parts for five straight nights starting tonight, February 27, at 11 p.m. ET, through March 3.
ESPN Films announces return theatrical engagement for one of the most acclaimed documentary feature films of the year, “O.J.: Made in America”
ESPN FILMS announced today that it is bringing back to theaters the group’s most ambitious project to date, “O.J.: Made in America.” The film had its highly acclaimed world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January, followed by screenings at the Tribeca Film Festival and Hot Docs. It opened in theaters on May 20th in New York and Los Angeles. The theatrical version, complete with 2 intermissions, will play in select theaters around the country.
ESPN Films and ABC Announce June Air Dates for the Highly Anticipated 30 for 30 Documentary Event “O.J.: Made in America”
This June, ESPN Films will debut the group’s most ambitious project to date, “O.J.: Made in America.” The film had its highly acclaimed world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January and is the first episodic documentary by ESPN Films, starting a new chapter for the 30 for 30 brand. Today, ESPN and ABC announce the premiere schedule with “OJ: Made in America – Part 1” premiering in primetime on ABC at 9 p.m. ET on Saturday, June 11.
ESPN Films Announces New 30 for 30 Documentaries and First-Ever 30 for 30 Documentary Event “O.J.: Made in America”
ESPN Films today announced several new 30 for 30 projects including documentaries on the ’85 Chicago Bears and the Duke lacrosse scandal, and the group’s first-ever miniseries event, “OJ: Made in America.”