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- Running time
- 127 min.
- United States
Spike Lee, Kevin Willmott (Play: Aristófanes)
Samuel L. Jackson,
David Patrick Kelly
40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks / Amazon Prime Video. Distributed by Lionsgate
Drama | Comedy-Drama. Satire. Politics
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- Synopsis / Plot
- A drama centered on the growing violence in Chicago. Chi-Raq is a modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play “Lysistrata” by Aristophanes. After the murder of a child by a stray bullet, a group of women led by Lysistrata organize against the on-going violence in Chicago’s Southside creating a movement that challenges the nature of race, sex and violence in America and around the world.
: Berlin Film Festival: Official Selection (Out of Competition)
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