Abacus: Small Enough To Jail

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It’s not at all surprising that, in the wake of the disgraceful financial crisis brought on by the United States’ giant financial institutions, the only bank that faced prosecution was a modest New Bank that was “small enough to jail”. Directed by Steve James, who previously did one of the all-time great documentaries Hoop Dreams, the new Abacus: Small Enough To Jail follows the story to scapegoat the Sung family and their small bank that serviced the Chinese American community in NYC. An official selection of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Fest, the film returns this and next this weekend for screenings. Various showtimes.Curt Stanski

St. Anthony Main Theatre, 115 Mainstreet, MPLS; stanthonymaintheatre.com