Oscar-Winning Director Tackles 1967 Riots In DETROIT Trailer (VIDEO)

Restaging events, in some cases, as exact replications of archival footage, Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty) takes on the tone of a gritty crime thriller in Detroit

The latest film from the only female to win a Best Director Academy Award dramatizes the five days of riots in 1967 that followed a police raid of an unlicensed bar. Starring John Boyega (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) as a security guard who gets caught up in the police department’s racist politics, the cast also includes Anthony MackieMalcolm David KelleyJohn KrasinskiJacob LatimoreJason MitchellWill PoulterJack Reynor, and more.

Detroit opens on August 4, 2017.

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