Dec 7 | Night Catches Us
NIGHT CATCHES US, in 1976, after years of mysterious absence, Marcus (Anthony Mackie, “The Hurt Locker”) returns to the Philadelphia neighborhood where he came of age in the midst of the Black Power movement. While his arrival raises suspicion among his family and former neighbors, he finds acceptance from his old friend Patricia (Kerry Washington, “Ray,” “Lift”) and her daughter. However, Marcus quickly finds himself at odds with the organization he once embraced, whose members suspect he orchestrated the slaying of their former comrade-in-arms. In a startling sequence of events, Marcus must protect a secret that could shatter everyone’s beliefs as he rediscovers his forbidden passion for Patricia.
NIGHT CATCHES US, Official Selection 2010 Sundance Film Festival, 2010 New Directors/ New Films, NIGHT CATCHES US is written and directed by Director’s Guild of America Best Female Director, Tanya Hamilton. From SimonSays Entertainment and Gigantic Pictures, the film was produced by Ron Simons, Sean Costello and Jason Orans with music composed and performed by The Roots.
Night Catches Us [movie website]
When: Tues, December 7 | 7:00p
Where: Landmark Embarcadero Theatre | San Francisco
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