Akilla’s Escape – NOW Magazine


Film screening. Sep 24 at 7:15 pm. Scotiabank Theatre, 259 Richmond W. https://www.cineplex.com/Movie/akillas-escape

Synopsis: In a crime-noir about the urban child-soldier, Akilla Brown captures a fifteen-year-old Jamaican boy in the aftermath of an armed robbery. Over one gruelling night, Akilla confronts a cycle of generational violence he thought he escaped.

Directed by: Charles Officer

Cast: Saul Williams, Thamela Mpumlwana, Donisha Rita Claire Prendergast.

Run time: 1h 30m