While at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival, John David Washington and Kelvin Harrison Jr., cast members to director-writer Reinaldo Marcus Green‘s award winning film ‘Monsters and Men” stayed busy in conversation regarding the upcoming film.
The film which had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in the U.S. Dramatic Competition section, stars John David Washington, Anthony Ramos, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Chanté Adams, Nicole Beharie, Rob Morgan, and Jasmine Cephas Jones. The film won the Special Jury Award for Outstanding First Feature at the festival.
One night, in front of a bodega in Brooklyn’s Bed-Stuy neighborhood, Manny Ortega witnesses a white police officer wrongfully gun down a neighborhood street hustler, and Manny films the incident on his phone. Now he’s faced with a dilemma: release the video and bring unwanted exposure to himself and his family, or keep the video private and be complicit in the injustice?
Check out the trailer below.