QUEEN & SLIM
Tuesday 24 March 2020 at 7.30pm
Queen and Slim’s first date takes an unexpected turn when a policeman pulls them over for a minor traffic violation. When the situation escalates, Slim takes the officer’s gun and shoots him in self-defence. Now labelled cop killers in the media, they feel they have no choice but to go on the run and evade the law.
“(The film) puts new twists on familiar outlaw riffs that can be traced back through ‘Badlands’ and ‘Bonnie and Clyde’ to ‘À bout de souffle’ and beyond… it’s an intoxicatingly lawless lovers-on-the-run romance played out against the politically charged backdrop of racially divided modern America.” The Guardian
2019 | Dir Melina Matsoukas | 132min | USA