Abacus: Small Enough to Jail
MITTEN media is the originator/producer of the new documentary, Abacus: Small Enough To Jail, Directed by Steve James (Hoop Dreams, The Interrupters), it is the saga of a Chinese immigrant family, owners of Abacus Federal Savings of Chinatown, New York. Accused of mortgage fraud by Manhattan DA Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., it is the only U.S. bank to face criminal charges in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. Abacus premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, has been in over 25 film festivals globally and released theatrically worldwide to positive critical and audience response (92% on Rotten Tomatoes). It is the season premiere episode of Frontline on PBS September 12th.