Crown Heights

Crown Heights Release Date: August 25, 2017

In the spring of 1980, a teenager is gunned down in the streets of Flatbush, Brooklyn. The police pressure a child witness to identify a suspect. As a result, Colin Warner, an 18-year-old kid from nearby Crown Heights, is wrongfully convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison. Colin’s childhood friend Carl ‘KC’ King devotes his life to fighting for Colin’s freedom. He works on appeals, takes loans for lawyer fees and becomes a legal courier to learn the court system.

This incredible true story is adapted from the acclaimed This American Life segment by writer/director Matt Ruskin, with Lakeith Stanfield playing Colin Warner and Nnamdi Asomugha as Carl King.

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Starring: Lakeith StanfieldNestor CarbonellBrian Tyree HenryBill CampGbenga AkinnagbeZach GrenierJosh PaisYul VazquezNatalie PaulNnamdi Asomugha
Genres: Drama
Directed By: Matt Ruskin
Runtime: 99 minutes
Studio: Amazon Studios / IFC Films
MPAA Rating R

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