Moment of Truth

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    Moment of Truth, tells the never-before-seen story behind the murder of Michael Jordan’s father, James Jordan, as well as the rampant corruption in a rural North Carolina county, where two teenagers, Larry Demery and Daniel Green, were charged and convicted of the crime. The docu-series examines the initial case through the current re-trial attempt by Daniel Green, who maintains his innocence.

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United States

Executive Produced By

Matthew Perniciaro and Michael Sherman of Bow and Arrow Entertainment, Jimmy Goodmon and Shelly Leslie of Capitol Broadcasting Company

Directed By

Matthew Perniciaro and Clay Johnson

Produced By

Bow and Arrow Entertainment and Capitol Broadcasting Company for Amazon Studios

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Show Description

Moment of Truth, tells the never-before-seen story behind the murder of Michael Jordan’s father, James Jordan, as well as the rampant corruption in a rural North Carolina county, where two teenagers, Larry Demery and Daniel Green, were charged and convicted of the crime. The docu-series examines the initial case through the current re-trial attempt by Daniel Green, who maintains his innocence.

Credits

Executive Produced By:
Matthew Perniciaro and Michael Sherman of Bow and Arrow Entertainment
Jimmy Goodmon and Shelly Leslie of Capitol Broadcasting Company


Directed By:

Matthew Perniciaro (episodes 101-105)
Clay Johnson (episodes 101-102)

Produced By:

Bow and Arrow Entertainment and Capitol Broadcasting Company for Amazon Studios

Episode Descriptions

101 - Chapter One - An Unfillable Void

James Jordan, the father of the most famous basketball player on the planet, is found dead in a swamp in South Carolina resulting in a multi-state manhunt searching for his killer. Two weeks later, two teenagers, Daniel Green and Larry Demery, from Robeson County, North Carolina are identified as the prime suspects setting in motion one of the most infamous murder cases in US history.

Directed By: Clay Johnson
Air Date: April 02, 2021

102 - Chapter Two - The Most Dangerous County In America

As it is revealed that James Jordan was killed in Robeson County, North Carolina, we look into the dark history of this rural area on the southern border of the state, one filled with crime, racial injustice and corruption in law enforcement under the leadership of Sheriff Hubert Stone, bringing into question everything we thought we knew about the case.

Directed By: Clay Johnson
Air Date: April 02, 2021

103 - Chapter Three - The Wronged Man

In his own words, Daniel Green tells us his story after being arrested for the murder of James Jordan. We look back at his life, as the prosecution and defense begin building their cases heading into the trial. While Daniel continues to declare his innocence of the crime, his best friend Larry Demery takes a plea deal and prepares to testify against him.

Directed By: Matthew Perniciaro
Air Date: April 02, 2021

104 - Chapter Four - Best Friends

As Larry takes the stand, pinning the murder on Daniel, we delve into their long-standing friendship. After Demery’s testimony, it is now the defense’s chance to make their case, but Daniel is not provided with the proper defense he was due. Just as this seems to be the end, we find out that the jury did not hear all of the evidence and one piece of information brings the entire case into doubt.

Directed By: Matthew Perniciaro
Air Date: April 02, 2021

105 - Chapter Five - Can The Truth Set You Free

Daniel and Larry begin their prison sentences as Daniel continues to maintain his innocence. Over the course of 20 years Daniel continues to fight for his freedom in vain until he finds an advocate in Christine Mumma, leader of the North Carolina Center for Actual Innocence, who re-evaluates the case in an effort to bring a new trial to the courts.

Directed By: Matthew Perniciaro
Air Date: April 02, 2021

  • Credits

    Executive Produced By:
    Matthew Perniciaro and Michael Sherman of Bow and Arrow Entertainment
    Jimmy Goodmon and Shelly Leslie of Capitol Broadcasting Company


    Directed By:

    Matthew Perniciaro (episodes 101-105)
    Clay Johnson (episodes 101-102)

    Produced By:

    Bow and Arrow Entertainment and Capitol Broadcasting Company for Amazon Studios