HBO to Air Documentary “Valentine Road” About The Murder of Lawrence King on Monday, October 7th
On Monday, October 7th , HBO will kick off its Documentary Films Fall Series with “VALENTINE ROAD,” a documentry which will explore the middle school murder of Lawrence “Larry” King.
Feb. 12, 2008, stat E.O. Green Junior High School in Oxnard, a California 15-year-old “Larry” King, a teenager who had begun exploring his gender identity was shot twice in the back of the head at point-blank range by classmate Brandon McInerney. Two days later, on Valentine’s Day, Larry died, the victim of a hate crime that grabbed national headlines and dramatically changed the lives of the students, teachers and community at large.
* Other HBO playdates: Oct. 7 (4:50 a.m.), 10 (11:00 a.m.), 13 (12:15 p.m.), 15 (5:00 p.m.) and 19 (10:30 a.m.)