WHO’S IN IT?
John David Washington (BlacKkKlansman), Anthony Ramos (A Star Is Born), Kelvin Harrison Jr. (Mudbound), Rob Morgan (Brawl in Cell Block 99), Chanté Adams (Roxanne Roxanne), Nicole Beharie (42), Jasmine Cephas Jones (Blindspotting), Cara Buono (Paper Towns), Cassandra Freeman (To Redemption)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Reinaldo Marcus Green (film debut), director, writer; Luca Borghese (Gabriel), Julia Lebedev (Dear White People), Josh Penn (Beasts of the Southern Wild), Elizabeth Lodge (Brimstone & Glory) and Eddie Vaisman (31), producers; Kris Bowers (Little Boxes), composer; Patrick Scola (A Beautiful Now), cinematographer; Justin Chan (Kaleb) and Scott Cummings (It Felt Like Love), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In Brooklyn, an unarmed black man is killed after an altercation with police officers, which is filmed by a bystander, and sparks a new wave of activism in the neighbourhood…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
This is not a biopic of the Icelandic band Of Monsters And Men, but is rather a deep and impactful look at racial injustice that focuses on the growing problem with police shootings of unarmed black civilians.