WHO’S IN IT?

Kingsley Ben-Adir (Noelle), Eli Goree (Race), Aldis Hodge (Clemency), Leslie Odom Jr. (Harriet), Lance Reddick (John Wick), Nicolette Robinson (film debut), Michael Imperioli (The Lovely Bones), Beau Bridges (The Descendants), Marisa Miller (R.I.P.D.), Joaquina Kalukango (Chained for Life), Jerome A. Wilson (film debut), Amondre D. Jackson (film debut), Aaron D. Alexander (Fess Up), Christian Magby (film debut), Lawrence Gilliard Jr. (Gangs of New York), Jeremy Pope (The Ranger), Christopher Gorham (A Boy Called Po)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Regina King (Story of a Village), director; Kemp Powers (Soul), writer; Jess Wu Calder (Blindspotting), Keith Calder (You’re Next) and Jody Klein (film debut), producers; Terence Blanchard (Da 5 Bloods), composer; Tami Reiker (Pieces of April), cinematographer; Tariq Anwar (American Beauty), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

On the night of February 25th 1964, after the shock win of boxer Cassius Clay (Goree) – later Muhammad Ali – over his opponent Sonny Liston, civil rights leader Malcolm X (Ben-Adir) arranges for a party in a small Miami hotel room for him, Clay, singer Sam Cooke (Odom Jr.) and football player Jim Brown (Hodge) to attend, where they all discuss the vital roles that each one of them play in the ongoing fight for equality…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Regina King makes her feature narrative directorial debut with a soulful adaptation of Kemp Powers’ play, which details a fictional meeting of four extremely important figures in 20th century black culture.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 15TH JANUARY 2021 (AVAILABLE ON AMAZON PRIME VIDEO)

 

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