NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It’s a documentary about a racially charged beating in the 90’s on Long Island that nearly killed a black teenager.

The white man convicted in the assault was sent to prison but after his release, the two became friends.

CBS2’s Andrea Grymes spoke with Jermaine Ewell and filmmaker and journalist Matt Jablow about “Beyond the Boardwalk,” which airs on Friday, August 25th at 9:30 p.m.