DIRECTOR: KATHRYN BIGELOW
STARRING: JOHN BOYEGA, ANTHONY MACKIE, ALGEE SMITH
A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest race riots in United States history. The film documents the Algiers Motel incident, which occurred in Detroit, Michigan on July 25th 1967 during the racially charged 12th Street Riot. It involves the death of three black men and the brutal beatings of nine other people: seven black men and two white women.