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Queen
& Slim

Queen & Slim

Slim and Queen's first date takes an unexpected turn when a policeman pulls them over for a minor traffic violation. When the situation escalates, Slim takes the officer's gun and shoots him in self-defense. Now labelled cop killers in the media, Slim and Queen feel that they have no choice but to go on the run and evade the law. When a video of the incident goes viral, the unwitting outlaws soon become a symbol of trauma, terror, grief and pain for people all across the country.

Director: Melina Matsoukas
Writer: Lena Waithe
Story by: James Fry
Studio: Universal
Production companies:
Makeready, hillman grad productions, pretty bird

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The film is a rare portrayal of black people in our fullness — angry and frightened and hurt, euphoric and loving and free.

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"Stylish, provocative, and powerful, Queen & Slim tells a gripping fugitive story steeped in timely, thoughtful subtext."

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The Los Angeles times

It's a film that comes roaring out of the gate marking Matsoukas as a filmmaker with audacity and originality.

Queen & Slim

Slim and Queen's first date takes an unexpected turn when a policeman pulls them over for a minor traffic violation. When the situation escalates, Slim takes the officer's gun and shoots him in self-defence. Now labelled cop killers in the media, Slim and Queen feel that they have no choice but to go on the run and evade the law. When a video of the incident goes viral, the unwitting outlaws soon become a symbol of trauma, terror, grief and pain for people all across the country.

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