The first trailer for “Emanuel” has arrived and I was overwhelmed with emotion while watching it.

Emanuel” is the Viola Davis and Steph Curry-produced documentary which tells the true story of the Charleston church shooting.

The film, co-produced by Mariska Hargitay (“Law & Order: SVU“) will be released in theaters for two days only – June 17 and June 19.

Steph Curry spoke about the film saying:

The documentary highlights how a horrible tragedy can bring a community together, and spreads an important message about the power of forgiveness. Stories like this are the reason we created Unanimous and entered the entertainment space. I hope the film inspires others like it does me.

Viola Davis and her husband, Julius Tennon, added:

We, along with the country, grieved each family’s loss. Yet, miraculously, from this devastation we witnessed tremendous benchmarks of humanity. The survivors found courage to love in the face of hate.

Watch the trailer below.



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