Oscar Watch – Detroit


Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal made Zero Dark Thirty together and team up again for Detroit.

SummaryA police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest citizen uprisings in United States history. The story is centered around The Algiers Motel Incident, which occurred in Detroit, Michigan on July 25, 1967, during the racially charged 12th Street Riot. In addition, the book that the movie is based on is the most-documented event of police brutality. It involves the death of 3 black males and a brutal beatdown of nine other people: 7 black males and 2 white females. 

Director: Kathryn Bigelow

Stars: John Boyega, Will Poulter, Ben O’Toole, Jason Mitchell

Release Date: August 4, 2017



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