“I won’t plead guilty-because I didn’t do the killing” – this is what Beata Pasik repeats for more than 20 years.
Accused and convicted of murder and attempted murder, Beata Pasik finally left prison after 18 years, even though she was supposed to serve 25 years. This is a unique situation. The convict never admitted her guilt, and yet she was released on parole. Did the court have second thoughts and realized that an innocent woman could have been in prison for 18 years? What does Beata Pasik say about her 18 years in prison?
Born in Sandomierz in 1977. A surveyor by education. Graduate of Radio and Television Faculty at University of Silesia in Katowice. Working in journalism since 1998. Since 2000 a journalist and reporter with TVN. Creator of over two hundred television reports for the programs “Superwizjer” and “Uwaga” TVN. Recipient of multiple awards and distinctions at many Polish television festivals. Nominated for the award “Journalist of the Year 2018.” Multiple nominees for the Grand Press award, which he received in 2018 for the best TV report. In the same year he was awarded in the Radio Zet’s Andrzej Woyciechowski Contest. Awarded the Main Prize by the Association of Polish Journalists for “publishing in defense of democracy and the rule of law, exposing abuses of power, corruption, violations of civil and human rights.” Winner of the grand prize at the Mediatory Festival in the Detonator category. In 2019, winner of the second place in the journalistic competition Silesia Press for the reportage “I Was an Auditor in Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa.” Author of many books. Prepared and compiled materials for the feature film directed by Jan Holoubek, entitled “25 Years of Innocence. The Case of Tomek Komenda.”
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Thursday, 11/17/22 7:00 pm.
2021, 55 min, Poland
Polish with English subtitles