Anthony Mackie + Will Poulter To Visit Melbourne

Palace Cinemas are thrilled to have stars ANTHONY MACKIE and WILL POULTER join them at Cinema Como for an introduction of Kathryn Bigelow’s new film DETROIT.

SCREENING DETAILS:
Palace Cinema Como
Film Introduction with stars Anthony Mackie and Will Poulter
Monday 23rd October
Film Intro 8.00pm sharp
Film commences 8.15pm

In the summer of 1967, racial discrimination in Detroit reached breaking point and the city erupted into one of the largest citizen uprisings in US history. From Academy Award winning director Kathryn Bigelow (Zero Dark Thirty, The Hurt Locker), Detroit zeroes in on one pivotal event during the civil unrest – the Algiers Motel Incident – a motel raid which spiralled out of control as police interrogated guests, ending in tragedy. A brilliant ensemble cast including John Boyega (Star Wars) and Anthony Mackie (The Hurt Locker, Captain America) portray the real-life people before, during and after this defining moment in their lives. This gripping, intimate film is essential viewing – an urgent, masterful recreation of history with heartbreaking parallels to the present.

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Written by Dave Griffiths

Dave has worked as a music & film journalist for over 20 years now. Aside from Heavy he does radio and various podcasts as well. He is the proud owner of Metal Cat.

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