Abacus: Small Enough to Jail tells the incredible 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 U.S. bank to face criminal charges in the wake of 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.
"A surprisingly intimate, fly-on-the-wall look at American 'injustice' and portrait of an immigrant family, Abacus… https://t.co/bAfadk8fBA
"The Sungs are an example of why this country was built by immigrants, and their story is also what's wrong with th… https://t.co/T6UaaAPt7B
“Making this film was eye-opening for me in so many ways. I’d never spent any meaningful time in the Chinese-Americ… https://t.co/MTUFvUcL0C