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Abacus : small enough to jail

James, Steve, 1955- film director., Mitten, Mark, film producer., Goldman, Julie, film producer., Bergmann, Tom, director of photography., Farbrother, John, editor of moving image work., Simpson, David E., editor of moving image work., Abrams, Josh, composer (expression), Mitten Media (Firm), production company., Motto Pictures, production company., Kartemquin Films, production company., WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), broadcaster., Independent Television Service, broadcaster., Blue Ice Docs (Firm), production company., PBS Distribution (Firm), publisher., Director of photography, Tom Bergmann ; editors, John Farbrother, David E. Simpson ; music, Joshua Abrams.,
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Acclaimed director Steve James tells the saga of the Chinese immigrant Sung family, owners of Abacus Federal Savings of Chinatown, New York. Accused of mortgage fraud by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., Abacus becomes the only bank prosecuted after the 2008 financial crisis. The indictment and subsequent trial forces the Sung family to defend themselves, and their bank's legacy in the Chinatown community, over the course of a five-year legal battle.

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