Tribeca Film Festival 2017: 20 Movies We Can't Wait to See

From docs on Puff Daddy and Public Image Ltd. to British comedies and Aussie horror – your complete guide to the downtown NYC film fest

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'LA 92'
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'LA 92'

In 1965, South Central Los Angeles went up in flames after a traffic stop turned into a textbook case of police brutality; some three decades later, another incident involving a motorist and the cops sparked an even bigger us-vs-them catastrophe. Paralleling the stories of the Watts Rebellion and the aftermath the Rodney King verdict, this new doc (honoring the 25th anniversary of the 1992 riots) chronicles the tensions between the immigrant communities in the area, as well as the events – the beating of King, the death of Latasha Harlins, the subsequent court cases – that lit a fuse beneath the city. Oscar-winning directors Dan Lindsay and T.J. Martin (Undefeated) craft a compelling and timely story about how, so long as there is racial injustice, unrest will inevitably boil to the surface. EGP

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