The Killing Season
Director: Joshua Zeman Run Time: 90 min. Format: DCP Rating: NR Release Year: 2016
Nitehawk Cinema offers a sneak preview of the first two episodes of A&E Network’s gritty new docu- series THE KILLING SEASON. Filmmakers Joshua Zeman and Rachel Mills will be here for a Q&A!
A&E Network’s gritty new docu- series “The Killing Season” from Executive Producer Alex Gibney is an immersive series that follows documentarians, Joshua Zeman (Cropsey) and Rachel Mills, as they investigate one of the most bizarre unsolved serial killer cases of our time — the deaths of ten sex workers discovered on Gilgo Beach, Long Island. Authorities believe these killings are the work of theLong Island Serial Killer, who after five years remains at large. Forging relationships with cyber-sleuths, journalists and victim’s families, Zeman and Mills uncover connections that suggest Long Island is just the beginning
This gripping eight-episode series is a deep-dive into a world of serial murder rarely seen before, going beyond pop-culture stereotypes to expose a broken system and real-life American nightmare. However, with the help of Websleuths.com and data journalists, Zeman and Mills learn that everyday citizens can make a difference — by uncovering clues that police cannot, in hopes that one day, “The Killing Season” will end.
“The Killing Season” is produced for A&E Network by Jigsaw Productions & Gigantic Pictures. The series is directed by Joshua Zeman. Executive producers for Jigsaw Productions are Alex Gibney, Joshua Zeman, Rachel Mills, Stacey Offman, and Dave Snyder, and Co-Executive Producers are Brad Hebert, Richard Perello and Showrunner Ben Parry. Executive producers for A&E are Shelly Tatro and Brad Abramson.
“The Killing Season” premieres with back-to-back episodes on Saturday, November 12 at 9pm EST.