Hand claps and snaps for Warner Bros. Who announced it is making its 2019 legal drama “Just Mercy” available for free on digital platforms such as Amazon and the Apple TV app throughout June in response to the death of George Floyd.
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Its world premiere is set for #TIFF2019 and I am really excited to see this work manifest. Just Mercy is an upcoming American biographical drama film directed by Destin Daniel Cretton, based on the memoir by Bryan Stevenson and stars Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx, Rob Morgan, Tim Blake Nelson, Rafe Spall, and Brie Larson. Stay tuned #TheRoyaleReport
As protests continue to take place across the nation, and white counterparts ally to #blackout and self educate.
“We believe in the power of story,” a statement from Warner Bros. reads. “Our film ‘Just Mercy,’ based on the life work of civil rights attorney Bryan Stevenson, is one resource we can humbly offer to those who are interested in learning more about the systemic racism that plagues our society. For the month of June, ‘Just Mercy’ will be available to rent for free across digital platforms in the US.”
Warner Bros. offers Michael B. Jordan- produced drama, “Just Mercy” can be used as an educational tool to help people learn more about systemic racism in American society
The statement continues: “To actively be part of the change our country is so desperately seeking, we encourage you to learn more about our past and the countless injustices that have led us to where we are today. Thank you to the artists, storytellers, and advocates who helped make this film happen. Watch with your family, friends and allies.
For further information on Bryan Stevenson and his work at the Equal Justice Initiative please visit EJI.org.”