Premiering online today, December 29, check out a short film written and directed by actress Adepero Oduye ("Pariah," "12 Years a Slave") titled "Breaking In," which follows a young black man’s first experience being stopped by the NYPD.
Starring Kareem Farmer, Joseph Gonzalez, Scott Johnsen, Chris Distefano, and Paul Bomba, the Brooklyn NYC-set film has been touring the high school screening circuit, where conversations with students about innocence, power, and justice, are being had.
Schools and community centers are encouraged to get in touch with the filmmakers at BreakingInFilm@gmail.com if interested in screening the film.
"Breaking In" is produced by Esther de Rothschild.
Watch it in full below: