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  • Start: Wednesday 21 October - 15:00
  • Auditorium: Great Hall
  • Rating: 12a
While on a forgettable first date together in Ohio, a black man (Get Out’s Daniel Kaluuya) and a black woman (Jodie Turner-Smith), are pulled over for a minor traffic infraction. The situation escalates, with sudden and tragic results. Terrified and in fear for their lives, the man, a retail employee, and the woman, a criminal defense lawyer, are forced to go on the run. But the incident is captured on video and goes viral, and the couple unwittingly become a symbol of trauma, terror, grief and pain for people across the country.
As they drive, these two unlikely fugitives will discover themselves and each other in the most dire and desperate of circumstances, and will forge a deep and powerful love that will reveal their shared humanity and shape the rest of their lives.
Queen & Slim is a powerful, consciousness-raising love story that confronts the staggering human toll of racism and the life-shattering price of violence. From trailblazing, Emmy-winning writer Lena Waithe (Netflix’s Master of None) and Melina Matsoukas, the visionary director of some of this generation’s most powerful pop-culture experiences, including Beyonce’s “Formation” and the Nike “Equality” campaign 

Rating: 12A

Running Time: 132 mins  
 

Booking information: This screening is socially distanced. For more information on what that means and the changes to your experience click here. Our capacity is significantly reduced for your safety. Should you require a grouping of seats not accommodated on our seating plan, please contact the box office 01252 745444. In line with government guidelines, the wearing of face masks whilst in the Great Hall is required. By purchasing a ticket you understand that you must wear a face mask whilst in the building and during the screening.