‘Blindspotting’ - What do you see? Wildly entertaining story about changing life in an urban-but-gentrifying neighbourhood in Oakland, California.
Fri 4 Jan 2019
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Longtime friends and collaborators, Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal co-wrote and star in this timely and wildly entertaining story about friendship and the intersection of race and class set against the backdrop of Oakland, California Bursting with energy, style, and humour, and infused with the spirit of rap, hip hop, and spoken word, ‘Blindspotting,’ boldly directed by Carlos López Estrada in his feature film debut, is a provocative hometown love letter that glistens with humanity.
What do you see?
Collin must make it through his final three days of probation for a chance at a new beginning. He and his trouble-making childhood best friend, Miles, work as movers, and, when Collin witnesses a police shooting, the two men’s friendship is tested as they grapple with identity and their changed realities in the rapidly-gentrifying neighbourhood in which they grew up.