A film as unflinching and fierce as its protagonists, Abacus: Small Enough to Jail has earned extended theatrical runs in New York City at the IFC Center (for the 5th consecutive week), San Francisco at the Opera Plaza Cinema and Berkeley at the Shattuck Cinemas.
The film opens this Friday at the Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago, Coolidge Corner Theater in Boston and Ritz Bourse in Philadelphia.
Find details and ticket links here: www.abacusmovie.com/events
- "It's not every day that you end up rooting for a bank, but the story ABACUS: SMALL ENOUGH TO JAIL tells is no ordinary tale." –Kenneth Turan, The Los Angeles Times
- "Crowd-pleasing...A classic underdog tale." – Ben Kenigsberg, The New York Times
- "A legal thriller...Everyone needs to see it." –Matt Zoller Seitz, RogerEbert.com
- "This is a case where this family said, 'No, we're going to fight back,' for their community." – PBS NewsHour
The film has also been lauded on social media, garnering attention from the likes of George Takei and Justin Chang.
— Justin Chang (@JustinCChang) June 12, 2017
— Abacus (@AbacusMovie) May 31, 2017
And viewers across the world:
— Nicki Escudero (@nickialanoche) June 11, 2017
— Documentary Site (@documentarysite) June 6, 2017
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