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Queen & Slim

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director Icon director: Melina Matsoukas

producer Icon producer: Pamela Abdy, Andrew Coles, Jam

writer Icon writer: Lena Waithe

cast Icon cast: Daniel Kaluuya, Jodie Turner-Smith

release date Icon release date: November 27th, 2019

runtime Icon runtime: 2 hr. 12 min.

While on a forgettable first date together in Ohio, a black man and a black woman, are pulled over for a minor traffic infraction. The situation escalates, with sudden and tragic results, when the man kills the police officer in self-defense. Terrified and in fear for their lives, the man, a retail employee, and the woman, a criminal defense lawyer, are forced to go on the run. But the incident is captured on video and goes viral, and the couple unwittingly become a symbol of trauma, terror, grief and pain for people across the country.
As they drive, these two unlikely fugitives will discover themselves and each other in the most dire and desperate of circumstances and will forge a deep and powerful love that will reveal their shared humanity and shape the rest of their lives.