Actress-comedian Tiffany Haddish and actor-director Andy Serkis, joined by Academy President John Bailey, announced the 90th Academy Awards nominations today, with “The Shape of Water” leading with 13 nominations
Abacus: Small Enough to Jail
NAME OF FILM: ABACUS: SMALL ENOUGH TO JAIL
DIRECTOR(S): Steve James
STARRING: Thomas Sung, Hwei Lin Sung, Cyrus Vance Jr.
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, the only U.S. bank accused of mortgage fraud was the family-owned Abacus Federal Savings in Manhattan’s Chinatown. This stunning film chronicles the Sungs’ legal battle as they fight to defend their business and their family name.
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