Fiction / 2014 / 28 min / 2.35 / 4K / English
This short film follows a young woman, who is incarcerated in a detention facility, awaiting her verdict. Envisioning a near future in which the legal and penal systems has been transformed. Due to the heavy traffic of incoming cases and in order to save court room costs, crime suspects are apprehended without being charged or interrogated. They now are required to supply their versions of the events which lead to their arrest. Those versions are then reenacted, recorded and edited before being screened for a committee which will decide the verdict. SERIAL follows the last attempts of both, the accused and her legal representative, the editor, to get to the truth before finalising her version.