Judas and the Black Messiah

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Fred Hampton, a young, charismatic activist, becomes Chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party — putting him directly in the crosshairs of the government, the FBI, and the Chicago Police. But to destroy the revolution, the authorities are going to need a man on the inside.

Judas and the Black Messiah stars Daniel Kaluuya, LaKeith Stanfield, Jesse Plemons, Dominique Fishback, Ashton Sanders, and Martin Sheen. Directed by Shaka King.

2 Golden Globe NominationsAFI
SAG Award NomineeWinner Top 10 Film Black Films Critics Circle
3 Critics' Choice Award NominationsSundance official selection 2021
Winner 2020 Top Film National Board of ReviewRotten Tomatoes Certified Fresh

“Daniel Kaluuya’s performance is astonishing.”

Entertainment Weekly

“An electrifying historical thriller with real urgency and heart.”

David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter

“A film that is both timely and timeless.”

John Fink, Film Stage

“Daniel Kaluuya is towering and transformative.”

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