Doc Soup Calgary Presents: THE FEAR OF 13

Posted on January 6, 2016

THE FEAR OF 13, a documentary about convicted murderer and rapist Nick Yarris who spent 23 years on death row, is the February Doc Soup selection.

Presented by Hot Docs and the Calgary International Film Festival, the screening will take place at Cineplex Eau Claire on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 7 p.m.

A confessional monologue, THE FEAR OF 13 is constructed from a single four-day long interview.

Unfolding into a a psychological thriller, it becomes clear that nothing is quite what it seems and the importance of postconviction DNA testing becomes the central focus of Nick's fight to prove his innocence.

Individual tickets for THE FEAR OF 13 are now on sale.

For more information or interviews, please contact:
Laura Carlson; Calgary International Film Festival
403-452-4845 (office); 587-700-0116 (cell)


Doc Soup Calgary is a monthly feature-length documentary series presented in partnership between the Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF) and the Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival. The series is now in its ninth year, and runs from November 2016 to April 2017. Screening on the first Wednesday of each month, Doc Soup showcases six of the latest and most acclaimed Canadian and international documentaries, bringing local audiences the finest in inspiring and intelligent non-fiction cinema from across the globe.

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