the fire that took her

Mother-of-two, Judy Malinowski, was doused in gasoline and set on fire by her crazed ex-boyfriend. She would go on to set new legal precedent, becoming the first woman to testify at the trial for her own murder. THE FIRE THAT TOOK HER goes inside her landmark case to ask a timely question: How much must women suffer in order to be believed?

2022 | Documentary | 1h 34m

directed by patricia e. gillespie

producers: Patricia E. Gillespie, Julie Goldman, Christopher Clemens, Carolyn Hepburn, Kristie Jacobson, Tracy Jarrett
Executive Producers: sheila Nevins, Gretchen McGoverns, Nick Quested