Synopsis: The movie The Hate U Give, based on a best-selling book of the same title by Angie Thomas, stars Amandla Stenberg (she’s a social media activist — check out her Twitter), Anthony Mackie and is directed by Soul Food writer/director George Tillman, Jr. The story revolves around Star (Stenberg), a black teen who struggles to balance her relationship with the poor, black neighborhood where she lives and the rich, white prep school she attends, which all comes to a head when she witnesses her friend shot and killed by a white police officer.
Starring: Amandla Stenberg, Russell Hornsby, Regina Hall, Common, Anthony Mackie, Issa Rae
Director: George Tillman Jr.
Release Date: October 19, 2018