WHO’S IN IT?
Taylour Paige (Jean of the Joneses), Riley Keough (Mad Max: Fury Road), Nicholas Braun (The Stanford Prison Experiment), Ari’el Stachel (Can Hitler Happen Here?), Colman Domingo (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom), Jason Mitchell (Straight Outta Compton), Ts Madison (film debut), Nelcie Souffrant (The Remembrance), Nasir Rahim (Crossing Thresholds), Sophie Hall (Soft Top Hard Shoulder), Jarquale Stewart (Logan Lucky)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Janicza Bravo (Lemon), director, writer; Jeremy O. Harris (film debut), writer; Kara Baker (The Art of Getting By), Dave Franco (The Rental), Elizabeth Haggard (The Rental), David Hinojosa (First Reformed), Vince Jolivette (The Disaster Artist), Christine Vachon (The Notorious Bettie Page) and Gia Walsh (11:55), producers; Mica Levi (Jackie), composer; Ari Wegner (Lady Macbeth), cinematographer; Joi McMillon (Moonlight), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Zola (Paige), a waitress and part-time stripper, meets and strikes up a friendship with a young woman named Stefani (Keough), who convinces Zola to come with her on a weekend trip to Florida, where they can potentially earn lots of money stripping. However, when Zola meets Stefani’s nameless pimp (Domingo) and her insecure boyfriend Derrek (Braun), she finds herself caught in a much shadier – and increasingly bizarre – set of circumstances…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The infamous Twitter thread by Aziah “Zola” King is adapted into a unique, and thoroughly attention-grabbing, film which brings out the absolute wackiness of King’s initial 148-tweet long story.
WHEN’S IT OUT?
FRIDAY 6TH AUGUST 2021
WHERE CAN I FIND IT?
IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE