Documentary ‘Facing East’ Delves Into The Horrors Of The Eastern Cemetery Scandal

February 18, 2020

Written by Kelli Marchman McNeely

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When someone is dead and buried you would hope they’d rest in peace, but for over 100,000 people buried in the Eastern Cemetery that isn’t the case.

Tommy Baker’s disturbing documentary Facing East delves into the despicable, horrifying criminal acts of the owners and operators who took advantage of heartbroken and poor families during they’re most difficult times and used the same graves over and over.



25 years after the cemetery was left abandoned, the Friends of Eastern Cemetery was formed to provide care and upkeep that the burial grounds so desperately needed and discovered a horrible secret.

Facing East premieres On Demand March 17th from Uncork’d Entertainment.


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