What Happened in Vegas

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Description

While on vacation in Las Vegas, Ramsey Denison is walking through a parking lot when he sees a group of police officers abusing a stranger in custody. Shocked by what he’s witnessing, he calls 911 to report police brutality -- only to find himself attacked by police and arrested. After reading a police report filled with lies and discovering that the video documenting his attack by the LVMPD has conveniently gone missing, Denison investigates a terrifying pattern of police corruption and discovers that behind the shimmering surface of Las Vegas lies a police department with individuals willing to go to any lengths to cover up crimes.

What Happened In Vegas exposes the truth surrounding four cases in which all of the victims were killed by cops. The film graphically portrays the deaths of Trevon Cole, Erik Scott, Stanley Gibson, and Tashii Farmer-Brown. With the help of the victim’s families, this shocking documentary weaves its way through the maze of lies from top LVMPD officials.

Even in the shadow of this deep corruption, we meet heroic LVMPD officers who fight to improve relations with the community while keeping the streets safe. What Happened In Vegas takes a deep look at what is going wrong and what, if anything, can be done to fix it. This is the movie police couldn’t erase!

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Additional Information

Runtime: 90 min.

Rating: R

Genres: Documentary

Subtitles / Closed Captioning: English captions available
Festivals & Awards
Festivals: Cinequest Film Festival, Newport Beach Film Festival, Las Vegas Black Film Festival, Thin Line Film Festival, Freedom Fest, Anthem Film Festival, In Justice For All Film Festival, Grand Rapids Film Festival

Awards: Grand Jury Prize, Freedom Fest, Best Documentary, Las Vegas Black Film Festival, Grand Jury Prize, Anthem Film Festival