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Judas and the Black Messiah

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Is Shaka King’s political biopic the political biopic we need right now? How brilliant are Lakeith Stanfield and Daniel Kaluuya in the lead roles? And does the film hold up as more than just a history lesson? The Film Board convenes to talk through the film and give you their verdict!

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“You can murder a revolutionary but you can’t murder revolution!”

Shaka King delivers a strong second film with Judas and the Black Messiah, his new film that follows FBI informant Bill O’Neal as he infiltrates Chicago’s Black Panther party to get close to Chairman Fred Hampton. Is this the political biopic we need right now? How brilliant are Lakeith Stanfield and Daniel Kaluuya in the lead roles? And does the film hold up as more than just a history lesson? The Film Board convenes to talk through the film and give you their verdict!

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