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Thursday, January 14, 2021

“American Wisper” Film About Black Family Murdered Garners 1 Million Views on Amazon Prime and Tubi TV

Prosecutors, however, are still silent on reopening the once-famous case

American Wisper artwork and scene

New York, NYAmerican Wisper is the true story of the unsolved murders of an African American family. In the summer of 2016, a mother and her three children were found shot to death in their suburban New Jersey home. They were discovered by father and husband Josiah Wisper — a brash businessman who owned bars, restaurants, stores, and real estate in Harlem, New York. Wisper quickly became an outcast in the Harlem community — and was viewed with suspicion by friends, relatives, and people he had known for nearly half his life.

The original case remains unsolved after more than 30 years. Although the film has exceeded one million views since its release in May, prosecutors remain silent on producers’ numerous requests to reopen the case.

“One million ‘plus’ views for a 90 minute, self-distributed indie film is amazing,” says producer and co-writer Howard Nash. “From the beginning, we wanted this case reopened. It was our primary motivation for producing the film. With the forensic tools now available, there’s simply no excuse for remaining silent for so long. It’s imperative that prosecutors reopen this case, so that remaining family members can finally have closure.”

Despite the film’s rising views and strong public interest, the Bergen County Cold Case Division still disregards Nash’s pleas to reopen the case. Says Nash: “The cold case office has solved numerous cases, some going back to the 1950s. Why won’t they reopen this one?”

American Wisper — a very tight thriller — thanks to a tight directorial effort, a tense script and strong performances by all involved. It’s a genre movie that shouldn’t be missed.” — Mike Haberfelner / SMT News & Reviews

Now streaming. Watch it for free:

Tubi TVTubiTV.com/movies/520032/american_wisper
Amazon Primehttps://bit.ly/american-wisper

Also, follow the film on Facebook at Facebook.com/AmericanWisper/

For press inquiries, contact Howard Nash at (917) 414-6332 or Howard.nash27@gmail.com