This is not a drill! ?The official trailer for American Skin, the film written, directed, and starring Nate Parker has arrived.
About The Film:
After witnessing his son murdered by a white police officer who goes uncharged, Marine veteran Lincoln ‘Linc’ Jefferson takes justice into his own hands in a series of events he hopes will finally lead to justice for his son.
Nate Parker, Omari Hardwick, Beau Knapp, Theo Rossi, Shane Paul McGhie, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Milauna Jackson, and Mo McRae.
January 15, 2021
Watch The Trailer:
American Skin is executive produced by Spike Lee.
Nate Parker released the following statement about the film:
In 2014, following the death of Michael Brown, I traveled to Ferguson, Missouri to gain a better understanding of the tension between law enforcement and young men and women of color.
The most tragic moment of this trip arrived when I stood downtown between two infuriated groups of citizens. From one side comes yells of ‘Justice for Mike Brown’ and on the other ’Support Our Police.’ It became clear to me, instantly, the disconnect in our understanding of citizenship, law enforcement, and our responsibility to preserve American life.
As an American citizen, father, brother, son and artist, I felt compelled to use my platform as a filmmaker to respond to this crisis in a way that could not only promote social equity, but initiate a global culture shift that can result in the preservation of lives. If saving one life is the only thing this film achieves, it will have served its core purpose.
I have been waiting for this film.
Ahead of the release of American Skin, Vertical Entertainment released a set of posters, designed by Gravillis.
Which poster do you like best?
Courtesy of Vertical Entertainment; Illustrated by Gravillis, Inc