ABFF Documentary Competition


FANTASTIC: THE LEGACY OF SLUM VILLAGE

USA 98 MINS

THU 6/14 | 2:00 PM | REGAL CINEMA THEATER 18

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Fantastic tells the story of how three young men from the east side of Detroit formed one of the most underrated groups in hip hop history. From hustle to success through tragedy and breakups, the legacy of Slum Village lives on.

Directed by: Moe Lynch | Produced by: Moe Lynch, Nicki Lynch | Written by: Moe Lynch | Cast: T3, Baatin, J Dilla, Q-tip, Common, Sway, Elzhi

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NOT IN MY NEIGHBOURHOOD

SOUTH AFRICA, BRAZIL & USA 86 MINS

THU 6/14 | 5:00 PM | REGAL CINEMA THEATER 18

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Not in my Neigbourhood gives the account of citizens on the frontline of the struggle against the intersectional nature of Gentrification from three seemingly World Class Cities: Cape Town, Sao Paulo, and New York. It follows their daily struggles, trials and triumphant moments, as they try to shape the cities they live in, from the bottom up.

Directed by: Kurt Orderson | Produced by: Raisa Cole, Kurt Orderson | Written by: Raisa Cole, Kurt Orderson | Cast: Real life citizens

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BANGERS TO THE BIBLE

USA 70 MINS

THU 6/14 | 10:30 AM | COLONY THEATER

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A former gangster fights against crime and hopelessness in the streets of Los Angeles.

Directed by: Lucas Negroni | Produced by: Re’Shaun Frear, Carol Ann Shine, Lucas Negroni, K Donnell Smith Sr. | Cast: K Donnell Smith Sr.

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With a special screening of

REST IN POWER

SAT 6/16 | 9:15 PM | COLONY THEATER

Paramount Network has teamed up with executive producer Shawn “Jay Z” Carter for a powerful television event – “Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story,” based on the life and legacy of Trayvon Martin.

Directed by: Jenner Furst and Julia Willoughby | Produced by: Jenner Furst, Julia Willoughby Nason, Mike Gasparro, Sybrina Fulton,Tracy Martin, Nick Sandow, Chachi Senior, Shawn Carter | Written by: Jenner Furst, Julia Willoughby Nason, Lana Barkin, Chris Passig