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Monsters and Men (R)

Cast: Anthony Ramos, John David Washington, Kelvin Harrison Jr, Chante Adams

Release Date: September 28, 2018

Runtime: 1 hr. 35 mins.

Genre: Drama

MONSTERS AND MEN tells a ripple-effect narrative: from an eye-witness (Ramos) who captures a shooting on his phone, an African-American police officer (Washington) battling with his conscience to stand up against his fellow officers, to a local high school student (Harrison Jr) who transforms from passive bystander to vehement activist. With fluid cinematography that's alert and expressive, the film explores the ramifications of such an event in a terrifying and poetic way.

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MONSTERS AND MEN tells a ripple-effect narrative: from an eye-witness (Ramos) who captures a shooting on his phone, an African-American police officer (Washington) battling with his conscience to stand up against his fellow officers, to a local high school student (Harrison Jr) who transforms from passive bystander to vehement activist. With fluid cinematography that's alert and expressive, the film explores the ramifications of such an event in a terrifying and poetic way.

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