Woodstock Vermont Film Series Presents "Abacus:Small Enough to Jail"
Ended May 11
Billings Farm & Museum
From acclaimed director Steve James (Hoop Dreams), the little-known story of the only U.S. bank prosecuted in relation to the 2008 nancial crisis. "Abacus: Small Enough to Jail" tells the incredible 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 U.S. bank to face criminal charges in the wake of the 2008 nancial crisis. e 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 ve-year legal battle. Reservations are strongly recommended. Tickets available online: billingsfarm.org/filmfest/ or by telephone: 802-457-5303. Woodstock Vermont Film Series, select Saturdays through September 21,2019
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