To Live and Die in Alabama, the latest film in Left/Right‘s The New York Times Presents docuseries, will premiere on FX and Hulu on December 3 at 10 pm ET.
The film, from director-producer Matt Kay, examines the aftermath of the killing of three police officers in a shootout at an Alabama drug house. One man, Nathanial Woods, was sentenced to death for the shootings, even though he was never accused of even touching the murder weapon. The documentary will examine Woods’ case in full, including allegations of police misconduct that were never raised at trial. It will feature original reporting from Abby Ellin, Cydney Tucker and Dan Barry, along with producing from Lora Moftah.
The New York Times Presents is a series of standalone documentary films produced by The New York Times and Left/Right. Ken Druckerman, Banks Tarver, Mary Robertson, Jason Stallman, Sam Dolnick and Stephanie Preiss executive produce the series, with Robertson also serving as showrunner.
To Live and Die in Alabama comes on the heels of such topical feature documentaries as Malfunction: The Dressing Down of Janet Jackson, Controlling Britney Spears and Framing Britney Spears, the latter of which received Emmy nominations for outstanding documentary or nonfiction special and outstanding picture editing for a nonfiction program, along with the TCA Award for outstanding achievement in news and information.
The New York Times Presents is distributed by Red Arrow Studios International, under the international title The Weekly: Special Edition.