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“Abacus: Small Enough to Jail” — Trailer

The little-known story of the only U.S. bank prosecuted in relation to the 2008 financial crisis.

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FRONTLINE presents the broadcast premiere of “Abacus: Small Enough to Jail.” Director Steve James (“Hoop Dreams,” “The Interrupters”) chronicles the Chinese immigrant Sung family’s fight to clear their names in his latest film, one of the past year’s most critically acclaimed documentaries during its robust international film festival run and a national theatrical release.

“Abacus: Small Enough to Jail” is a Mitten Media, Motto Pictures and Kartemquin Films Production for WGBH/FRONTLINE and Independent Television Service (ITVS). It is co-presented with the Center for Asian American Media.

“Abacus: Small Enough to Jail” premieres Tues. September 12 on PBS and online:


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