RIP ‘Paradise Lost’ Documentary Filmmaker Bruce Sinofsky, 1956-2015

February 22, 2015 2:38 AM

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RIP ‘Paradise Lost’ Documentary Filmmaker Bruce Sinofsky, 1956-2015

Documentary filmmaker Bruce Sinofsky died during the early morning hours of Saturday, according to Variety. The Boston-born director suffered from diabetes, and early reports suggest the cause of death was complications from his condition. He would have been 59 in March.

[A] series of films he made with [Joe Berlinger] about the West Memphis Three, a group of teenagers convicted, despite a lack of evidence, of murdering and sexually mutilating three prepubescent boys. Prosecutors claimed the children were killed as part of a satanic court ritual. Those films helped ...

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