Wednesday, March 11 at 9pm

Canada | USA Directed by Melina Matsoukas

Drama

132 minutes

Rated 14A: coarse language; sexually suggestive scene

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A couple's first date takes an unexpected turn when a police officer pulls them over.

Slim and Queen's first date takes an unexpected turn when a policeman pulls them over for a minor traffic violation. When the situation escalates, Slim takes the officer's gun and shoots him in self-defence. Now labelled cop killers in the media, Slim and Queen feel that they have no choice but to go on the run and evade the law. When a video of the incident goes viral, the unwitting outlaws soon become a symbol of trauma, terror, grief and pain for people all across the country.

“A POTENT LOVE STORY FOR OUR TIMES.”

- Adam Graham, Detroit News

“THERE’S NO GETTING AROUND THE APPEAL OF THESE TWO CHARACTERS, AS KALUUYA AND TURNER-SMITH PLAY THEM…”

- Stephanie Zacharek, TIME Magazine

“THE ‘RHETORIC’ OF QUEEN & SLIM REVERBERATES WITH ANGER AND LOVE AND MOURNING.”

- Sheila O’Malley, RoberEbert.com

9pm QUEEN & SLIM