Queen & Slim
Director: Melina Matsoukas Run Time: 131 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 2019
Starring: Bokeem Woodbine, Chloë Sevigny, Daniel Kaluuya, Flea, Jodie Turner-Smith, Sturgill Simpson
While on a forgettable first date in Ohio, a man (Kaluuya) and a woman (Turner-Smith) are thrown together on a cross-state flight for their lives after they are pulled over for a minor traffic infraction and a cop is killed in self-defense. Unbeknownst to the couple, the incident is caught on video and goes viral, making them a symbol of collective trauma, pain, and grief for people across the country.