Escape Film Club
Queen & Slim
What's it about?
While on a forgettable first date together in Ohio, a black man and a black woman are pulled over for a minor traffic infraction. The situation escalates, with sudden and tragic results.
Why do we love it?
Grounded in reality following an extreme circumstance, Queen & Slim tackles heavy subjects like police brutality but surprises with moments of well placed humour and heart.
Who's in it?
Jodie Turner-Smith - Queen
Daniel Kaluuya - Slim
Chloë Sevigny - Mrs. Shepherd
Who made it?
Melina Matsoukas - Director
Lena Waithe - Writer
Where can I watch it?
Find out where you stream, rent or buy Queen & Slim at JustWatch.
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