Judas and the Black Messiah
Directed by Shaka King
FBI informant William O’Neal infiltrates the Illinois Black Panther party when J. Edgar Hoover fears charismatic leader Chairman Fred Hampton will emerge as a Black Messiah. O’Neal lives in fear of discovery and cannot escape the deadly trajectory of his betrayal. Produced by Ryan Coogler (Black Panther, Creed, Fruitvale Station), Charles D. King, and Shaka King. With Daniel Kaluuya, LaKeith Stanfield, Jesse Plemons, Dominque Fishback, and Martin Sheen. 2021, US, DCP, 126 minutes. Rated R. World Premiere. Special Screenings.