The Hate U Give (2019)

Genres - Crime, Culture & Society, Drama, Family & Personal Relationships  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Drama  |   Release Date - Oct 5, 2018 (USA - Limited), Oct 19, 2018 (USA - Expanding)  |   Run Time - 129 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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A young black student (Amandla Stenberg) from a poor neighborhood who attends a prep school in an affluent area finds her uneasy life balance further disrupted when she witnesses her childhood friend being shot by a police officer. Caught in the middle of the subsequent turmoil, she is forced to look inside herself and figure out just where she stands in her young life. Based on a book of the same name by Angie Thomas and directed by George Tillman Jr.

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drug-dealer, friend, hate-crime, murder, police-brutality, prep-school, protest, self-reflection, shooting-victim, witness