WHO’S IN IT?

John Boyega (Star Wars: The Force Awakens), Will Poulter (The Revenant), Algee Smith (Earth to Echo), Jason Mitchell (Straight Outta Compton), John Krasinski (Promised Land), Anthony Mackie (The Hurt Locker), Jacob Latimore (Collateral Beauty), Hannah Murray (Chatroom), Kaitlyn Dever (Short Term 12), Jack Reynor (Sing Street), Ben O’Toole (Hacksaw Ridge), Joseph David-Jones (The Divergent Series: Allegiant), Ephraim Sykes (Dance Flick), Leon Thomas III (August Rush), Nathan Davis Jr. (film debut), Peyton Alex Smith (Mad Money), Malcolm David Kelley (You Got Served), Chris Chalk (12 Years A Slave), Jeremy Strong (Selma), Laz Alonso (Jarhead), Samira Wiley (Nerve)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker), director, producer; Mark Boal (Zero Dark Thirty), writer, producer; Matthew Budman (Lawless), Megan Ellison (Her) and Colin Wilson (Munich), producers; James Newton Howard (The Hunger Games), composer; Barry Ackroyd (The Big Short), cinematographer; William Goldenberg (Argo), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In 1967, in the city of Detroit, Michigan, tensions are at an all-time high between police and black activists protesting the racially-driven arrests by the local law enforcement. Things escalate even further after a police raid at the Algiers Motel, during which several people – many of them black – were beaten or killed by officers; an event that would lead to one of the largest race riots in US history…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

The Oscar-winning team behind The Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty are back with a tense exploration of one of the darkest moments of police racism and brutality in 20th century history in the United States.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 25TH AUGUST 2017