Damien Echols - Vice Magazine


May 21, 2015

Vice Catches Up with Damien Echols, Former Death Row Inmate and a Member of the West Memphis Three

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West of Memphis CD Cover featuring blind justice

Wall Street Journal

December 24, 2012

How ‘West of Memphis’ Helped Free the West Memphis Three: Sometimes a documentary about a newsworthy story, becomes part of the story itself.

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Lorri Davis in "The West Memphis Three"

Los Angeles Times

December 23, 2012

When shooting began on Amy Berg’s documentary, the West Memphis Three were inmates with no hope of release. Peter Jackson’s involvement in the film and the trio’s defense, and the release of the men during the project, caught many by surprise.

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Damien Echols in prison in a film

The Guardian

December 21, 2012

West of Memphis, a powerful Peter Jackson documentary, charts the ongoing fight for justice for three men wrongly convicted as child killers

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Damien Echols Life After Death book cover

The New York Times Book Review

September 19, 2012

Mr. Echols, who may love heavy metal but cites a Medici as a role model, is a free man with his own celebrity aura. He has written a haunting book, and the story it tells is hardly over.

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Damien Echols of the West Memphis Three

The New York Times

September 9, 2012

On a Thursday afternoon walk along Canal Street, Damien Echols was reflecting on how this busy thoroughfare once nourished him in the first few months after his August 2011 release from a super-maximum-security prison in Arkansas.

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Damien Echols Life After Death book cover

Kirkus Review

July 15, 2012

“Echols is at heart a poet and mystic, and he has written not just a quickie one-off book to capitalize on a lurid news story, but rather a work of art that occasionally bears a resemblance to the work of Jean Genet.”

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