Contaminated Memories (Documentary): Debra K. Tolchinsky, Director/Producer

Research output: Non-textual formDocumentary/Film/TV


Debra K. Tolchinsky: Director, Producer.
David E. Tolchinsky: Co-Producer, Composer.

Contaminated Memories is a short 13-minute documentary about an eyewitness, Penny Beerntsen, who mistakenly identified her assailant. Contaminated Memories is carved from some of the material that will be woven into True Memories and Other Falsehoods (TMOF) a four-part episodic-TV series which is currently in-process.

Invited screenings/speaking:

-Currently streaming at The New York Times Op-Docs.

-Music Box Theater, Chicago, IL, October 6, 2021.

-The Italian Festival of Criminal Justice, Modena, Italy, May 22, 2021.

-Invited Guest, WGN Radio to discuss Contaminated Memories and TMOF, October 14, 2019.

-FIPA-Doc International Documentaire, Bairritz, France, January 23, 2020.

-University of Rome III, Italy, October 23, 2019.

-The Chicago International Film Festival, Chicago, IL, October 17-26, 2019.

-Invited Guest, WGN Radio to discuss Contaminated Memories, August 26, 2019.

-Water Street Studios, Illinois, June 28, 2019.

-New York Times, June 25, 2019.

Original languageEnglish
Media of outputFilm
Size13 minutes
StatePublished - 2019


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