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Uniform Title Frontline (Television program). Abacus.
Title Abacus [(DVD) videorecording] : small enough to jail / directed by Steve James ; produced by Mark Mitten, Julie Goldman ; a Mitten Media, Motto Pictures and Kartemquin Films production for WGBH/Frontline and Independent Television Service (ITVS) in association with Blue Ice Docs.

Publication Info. [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS Distribution, [2017]
2 holds on first copy returned of 2 copies
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult DVD Nonfiction  338.542 ABA    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult DVD Nonfiction  338.542 ABA    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color with 1 black and white sequence ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical surround rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Documentary television programs. lcgft
System Details DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround, 2.0 stereo.
Language English and Chinese dialogue; subtitles in English or Chinese.
Performer With: Thomas Sung, Jill Sung, Vera Sung, Heather Sung, David Lindorf, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., Chanterelle Sung, Polly Greenberg.
Credits Director of photography, Tom Bergmann ; editors, John Farbrother, David E. Simpson ; music, Joshua Abrams.
Event Originally broadcast by PBS Sept. 12, 2017.
Note Widescreen.
Summary Acclaimed director Steve James tells the saga of the Chinese immigrant Sung family, owners of Abacus Federal Savings of Chinatown, New York. Accused of mortgage fraud by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., Abacus becomes the only bank prosecuted after the 2008 financial crisis. The indictment and subsequent trial forces the Sung family to defend themselves, and their bank's legacy in the Chinatown community, over the course of a five-year legal battle.
Subject Abacus Federal Savings Bank -- Trials, litigation, etc. -- Videodiscs.
Trials (Fraud) -- New York (State) -- New York -- Videodiscs.
Financial institutions -- Law and legislation -- New York (State) -- New York -- Criminal provisions -- Videodiscs.
Subprime mortgage loans -- Corrupt practices -- Videodiscs.
Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009 -- Videodiscs.
Genre Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
DVD-video discs.
Added Author James, Steve, 1955- film director.
Mitten, Mark, 1958- film producer.
Goldman, Julie, film producer.
Sung, Thomas, 1935- interviewee.
Sung, Jill, interviewee.
Sung, Vera, interviewee.
Bergmann, Tom, director of photography.
Farbrother, John, 1968- editor of moving image work.
Simpson, David E., editor of moving image work.
Abrams, Josh, composer (expression)
Mitten Media, production company.
Motto Pictures, production company.
Kartemquin Films, production company.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), broadcaster.
Independent Television Service, broadcaster.
Blue Ice Docs, production company.
PBS Distribution (Firm), publisher.
ISBN 9781531702205
Standard No. 841887033893
Music No. FRN63418 PBS Distribution
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