HURRY!  FREE ADVANCE SCREENING OF WARNER BROTHERS RELEASE: “JUST MERCY”

Monday, January 6 at 7PM at AMC Boston Common

To download passes: http://www.wbtickets.com/ATRgo12280

**Please note, seating is first come, first served and not guaranteed. Get there early! Each pass will admit two.**

 

Director:            Destin Daniel Cretton

Writers:             Destin Daniel Cretton & Andrew Lanham Based on the book byBryan Stevenson

Producers:        Gil Netter, Asher Goldstein, Michael B. Jordan

Executive Producers: Bryan Stevenson, Mike Drake, Niija Kuykendall, Gabriel Hammond Daniel Hammond, Scott Budnick, Jeff  Skoll, Charles D. King

Cast:                Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx, Rob Morgan, Tim Blake Nelson, Rafe Spall, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Karan Kendrick and Brie Larson

Rating:  PG-13 for thematic content including some racial epithets.

Drama. A powerful and thought-provoking true story, “Just Mercy” follows young lawyer Bryan Stevenson (Jordan) and his history-making battle for justice. After graduating from Harvard, Bryan had his pick of lucrative jobs. Instead, he heads to Alabama to defend those wrongly condemned or who were not afforded proper representation, with the support of local advocate Eva Ansley(Larson). One of his first, and most incendiary, cases is that of Walter McMillian (Foxx), who, in 1987, was sentenced to die for the notorious murder of an 18-year-old girl, despite a preponderance of evidence proving his innocence and the fact that the only testimony against him came from a criminal with a motive to lie. In the years that follow, Bryan becomes embroiled in a labyrinth of legal and political maneuverings and overt and unabashed racism as he fights for Walter, and others like him, with the odds—and the system—stacked against them.