The documentary "$100 a day" about a wrongly convicted East Palo Alto resident's fight for compensation, will air on KQED-TV at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 27.
The documentary tells the story of Rick Walker's wrongful imprisonment and his subsequent struggle for justice. The title refers to the $100 in compensation Mr. Walker was entitled to for each day of the 12 years he was imprisoned.
The documentary was produced by Santa Cruz-based filmmakers Gwen Essegian and Mark Ligon, under the auspices of the Midpeninsula Community Media Center. It won "Best Documentary Short" at the 2009 Sacramento Film & Music Festival and "Most Socially Engaging" film at the Eugene International Film Festival.