‘They Call Us Monsters’
The Crime Report
January 23, 2017

“There is a delicate line between childhood and adulthood. For some, the former is filled with sweet memories and coming-of-age tales, but for others, like the young men in the documentary entitled ‘They Call Us Monsters,’ childhood may escape them as quickly as it began.

“Director Ben Lear and his team take viewers into The Compound, a Los Angeles facility whose inhabitants are juvenile offenders awaiting trial. What sets their cases apart from other juvenile offenders is these young men are being tried as adults for their crimes.”

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