The African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) has set the Danny Glover indie drama/thriller feature “Supremacy,” as the opening night film for its 2014 edition, on Friday, November 28, 2014, at 7:30PM, at Symphony Space in New York City.
Based on a true story about a recently-paroled white supremacist who, after killing a police officer, takes an African American family hostage, the official synopsis reads:
A paroled white supremacist has just killed a cop, and takes a black family hostage over a long night of terror as authorities cordon off the neighborhood where he and his lady accomplice are laying low. Mount plays the role of Sobecki, a heavily tattooed maximum security prison inmate who’s the head of the Aryan Brotherhood and oversees his criminal empire from behind bars. He’s the kidnapper’s leader and not thrilled when he learns of his charge’s screw-up when he’s called in by authorities to negotiate with the kidnapper.
The film is directed by Deon Taylor, whose most recent and maybe most prominent work was the 2010 indie horror/thriller titled “Chain Letter.”
Joe Anderson (“The Grey,” “The River”), Dawn Olivieri (she plays Don Cheadle’s ex-wife on Showtime’s “House Of Lies”), Derek Luke, Evan Ross, Lela Rochon, Mahershala Ali and Anson Mount, best known from the AMC series “Hell On Wheels,” round out the key cast.
First trailer follows below, followed by a poster: