It is the defining cultural tale of modern America - a saga of race, celebrity, media, violence, and the criminal justice system. And two decades after its unforgettable climax, it continues to fascinate, polarize, and even, yes, develop new chapters. Now, the producers of ESPN's award-winning "30 for 30" have made it the subject of their first documentary-event and most ambitious project yet. From Peabody and Emmy-award winning director Ezra Edelman, it's "O.J.: Made in America," a 10-hour multi-part production coming summer of 2016. To most observers, it's a story that began the night Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman were brutally murdered outside her Brentwood apartment. But as "O.J." lays bare, to truly grasp the significance of what happened not just that night, but the epic chronicle to follow, one has to travel back to a much different, much earlier origin point, at not the end, but the beginning of the 20th century, when African-Americans began migrating to California ... Written by
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O.J.: Made in America premiered at Sundance Film Festival on January 2016. It also screened at a number of festivals and received a limited theatrical run before airing in 5 parts on ESPN. See more
She was free and she was happy without him, and I think he knew it was really over. She was saying to herself, "I'm going to date who I want, I'm going to go where I want, I'm going to be friends with who I want. I'm free. You have lost me, O.J. Watch me run." There was something almost unattainable about her that he couldn't quite control, and I think that was part of the attraction, and I think in the final analysis that's what got her killed.