October 20th, 2016 by PRatt
December 3, 2016 @ 1:30 pm

(US, 2016) Written and directed by Ben Bowman. Cast: Amari Cheatom, Alfre Woodard, Gbenga Akinnagbe.

Join us for a free afternoon of cinema by young filmmaker Ben Bowman (who will do a Q & A after the film; followed by a collection of shorts by Trinity students! In Knucklehead, the mentally disabled Langston Bellows (Gbenga Akinnagbe, who played Chris Paltrow in The Wire) is left without a protector in Brooklyn’s housing projects after his brother is shot. Now under the control of his abusive mother (Alfre Woodard, 12 Years a Slave) Langston sets out to find the one doctor he believes can cure him – a celebrity magazine columnist who touts questionable prescription drug cocktails. Winner, VH1 Audience Award).
“Knucklehead packs an emotional punch” – The Root.

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