Candace Owens appeared on Adam Carolla’s podcast to talk about how she made “Convicting a Murderer” to seek out the truth rather than pursuing a single narrative by hiding facts like “Making a Murderer” did.
The 2015 Netflix documentary exploded in popularity as viewers became convinced that Steven Avery had been wrongly convicted for the murder of photographer Teresa Halbach. Owens said she originally doubted Avery’s guilt until she did some digging, which included her finding a ton of information that filmmakers Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos left out.
Carolla said these types of projects are often “cooked” in a way that’s more subversive because it’s not as obvious as straight-up fictional movies, which viewers usually know aren’t real. “You can shape a documentary any way you