PRE­DICT A RIOT

KATHRYN BIGELOW IS NO STRANGER TO DIF­FI­CULT MA­TE­RIAL

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The direc­tor be­hind The Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty re­turns with Detroit, send­ing her gaze to­wards the city’s 1967 race riots. The cast (John Boyega, Will Poul­ter, An­thony Mackie, Samira Wi­ley) tell the true story of the Al­giers Mo­tel In­ci­dent, in which three men were killed, and sev­eral oth­ers beaten, at the height of the riots by the po­lice and Na­tional Guard. Open­ing with a doc­u­men­tary-like de­pic­tion of a dev­as­tated Detroit, the film in­ter­sperses har­row­ing drama­ti­sa­tion with real footage. Na­tion­wide from 25 Au­gust

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