New York Film Festival
Brooklyn Drive-In: Red, White and Blue
Sat Oct 3 8:00 PM
Red, White and Blue
Steve McQueen | UK |
John Boyega plays real-life figure Leroy Logan, a member of the London Metropolitan Police Force who both witnessed and experienced firsthand the organization’s fundamental racism. Set in the ’80s, McQueen’s film captures Logan’s growing awareness of a system that he would one day try to dismantle from the inside, while also centering on his relationship with his father, a victim of white police brutality who initially refuses to accept his son’s decision to enter law enforcement. An entry in McQueen’s Small Axe anthology, charting various lives over the course of three decades in the city’s West Indian community, Red, White and Blue is richly evocative and politically charged, with an impassioned yet nuanced performance from Boyega. An Amazon Studios release.
Along with a drive-in screening, this film will screen virtually from October 3 at 8pm ET through October 5 at 8pm ET. Get tickets here.
Brooklyn Drive-In at The Brooklyn Army Terminal
80 58th St, Brooklyn, NY 11220