Hope & Redemption: The Lena Baker Story


1h 46m 2009

Brief Synopsis

A chronicle of the life, trial, and execution of Lena Baker, the first woman to be sent to the electric chair in Georgia for the murder of her employer, who forced her into sexual slavery. Sixty years after her death, Baker was pardoned posthumously by the state Board of Pardons and Paroles.

Film Details

Also Known As
Lena Baker Story, The
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Biography
Drama
Period
Release Date
2009
Distribution Company
Lions Gate Films Home Entertainment; Lionsgate
Location
Colquitt, Georgia, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 46m

Synopsis

A chronicle of the life, trial, and execution of Lena Baker, the first woman to be sent to the electric chair in Georgia for the murder of her employer, who forced her into sexual slavery. Sixty years after her death, Baker was pardoned posthumously by the state Board of Pardons and Paroles.

Film Details

Also Known As
Lena Baker Story, The
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Biography
Drama
Period
Release Date
2009
Distribution Company
Lions Gate Films Home Entertainment; Lionsgate
Location
Colquitt, Georgia, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 46m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Exclusive Release in United States March 13, 2009

Released in United States on Video Winter January 4, 2011

Based on Dr. Lela Bond Phillips's book, "The Lena Baker Story", published by Wings Publishers in 2001.

Exclusive Release in United States March 13, 2009 (Atlanta)

Released in United States on Video Winter January 4, 2011