|Starring||Hillary Swank, Juliette Lewis, Melissa Leo, Minnie Driver, Peter Gallagher, Sam Rockwell|
|Genre(s)||Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller|
|Honor(s)||Heartland Film Festival Film, Truly Moving Picture Award Winner|
Betty Anne Waters is a high school dropout who spent nearly two decades working as a single mother while putting herself through law school, tirelessly trying to beat the system and overturn her brother’s unjust murder conviction.
Sample Discussion Guide Questions
• Conviction is based on a true story. Could you relate to Betty Ann Waters’ belief that her brother was innocent? Have you ever believed in something so completely that you dedicated yourself to the cause in a way similar to Betty Ann?
• Kenny and Betty Ann share a very strong sibling relationship. Can you identify with their sibling bond? Do you have a person in your life you would pursue saving in the way Betty Ann did for Kenny?
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