From left: Vera Sung, Jill Sung and their father Thomas Sung in the safety deposit box area of Abacus Federal Savings Bank in New York's Chinatown. Photo: Sean Lyness, courtesy Kartemquin Films

Oscar nominations - the Chinatown bank saga behind Abacus: Small Enough to Jail, up for best documentary

Racism and political gain were the motives, as the Sung family see it, for singling out Abacus Federal Savings Bank for trial over the subprime mortgage crisis, a case that’s the subject of a documentary vying for an Academy Award next month

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From left: Vera Sung, Jill Sung and their father Thomas Sung in the safety deposit box area of Abacus Federal Savings Bank in New York's Chinatown. Photo: Sean Lyness, courtesy Kartemquin Films
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