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Queen & Slim


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On a first date, a black man and woman are stopped by a policeman over a minor traffic infraction. As the situation spirals, the man kills the officer in self-defense, forcing the two to go on the run. As they drive, these two unlikely fugitives discover themselves in the most dire of circumstances, forging a powerful love that reveals their shared humanity and shapes the rest of their lives.

Directed by: Melina Matsoukas
Written by: Lena Waithe (Screenplay) & James Frey (Story)
Starring: Daniel Kaluuya, Jodie Turner-Smith, Bokeem Woodbine
“A daring reflection of the 21st century state of race and culture in America.”
“Righteous anger surges through this urgently timely film for the era of Black Lives Matter.”
Marie Claire
“Amidst a politically aggravated backdrop, Queen & Slim takes time to consider both the brutal and the beautiful.”
Outtake Magazine
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