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NY TIMES | PHILLY D.A. “Critic’s Pick: The legal thriller we need right now…”

“Philly D.A.,” a new documentary series from “Independent Lens” on PBS, never steps inside a courtroom. There are no surprise witnesses, no brutal cross-examinations, no stunning verdicts. But it’s as captivating, timely and relevant a legal drama as you’re likely to watch this spring. The eight-part weekly series, which aired its first two episodes on…

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Vox says PHILLY D.A. is one of “15 groundbreaking, unsettling, joyous documentaries to look for this year.”

“Philly D.A. is an eight-part documentary series about Krasner’s new role, and it’s thrilling and intriguing to watch. The first two episodes, which premiered at Sundance, are engrossing, fast paced, and clear about the stakes of the DA office trying to implement a new agenda while retaining public trust, and the challenges of trying to turn a ship in a new direction. ”

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The Playlist says ‘Philly D.A.’ “Is A Fascinating Profile Of Progressive Politics In Action”

“[An] admirably complex and captivating eight-part series… There are no easy answers, only difficult choices, and “Philly D.A.” is at its most powerful when it reckons with the passion and discord in that space. From the outset, the series makes clear it will not be a hagiography of Krasner, a gripping study of the rippling fabric of a changing city as it shakes out the past in front of our eyes.”

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