As of today the documentary Pervert Park (This unflinching documentary examines the often-difficult lives of convicted sex offenders, who must cope with vilification and severe restrictions on their public movements long after their sentences have been served) has an unknown release date on Netflix, so if you want you can catch it next Monday way before it’s available on DVD.
on Pinellas sex offenders comes to PBS, July 8, 2016 Pervert Park
By Steve Persall
The documentary, debuting Monday on PBS, asks viewers to empathize with them, adjusting to pariah life after prison.
"The goal was just to give these people a voice," filmmaker Frida Barkfors said by telephone from
where she and collaborating husband Lasse live. Denmark
"Then whatever you hear as an audience, what you choose to take with you, or whatever emotion you feel is completely up to you."
The filmmakers' daring approach to the topic earned
a Special Jury Award for Impact at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. Pervert Park
"Normally (the topic is) presented in a black and white perspective, very one-dimensional," she said. "We wanted to make it more complex, because that's what reality is."