About the film
Hope & Redemption : The Lena Baker Story
Release Date: November 06, 2008
|Genres||:||History, Drama, Crime|
|Production Companies||:||Schuster's Cash, Laughing Crow Entertainment|
|Producers||:||Lisa Hamil, Dennis Johnson, David Schifter|
Based on true events, The Lena Baker Story recounts one African-American womans struggle to rise above the challenges of her life, to face the choices she makes, and to ultimately triumph over her...Lena Baker was the first and only woman to be sentenced to death by the electric chair in the state of Georgia and was executed in 1945. She was pardoned posthumously in 2005.