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The 20 Best Films of 2020 Includes Matsoukas’ “Queen & Slim” – New Musical Express

The first feature film from award-winning music video director Melina Matsoukas (Beyoncé‘s ‘Formation’) is a poignant and timely crime drama. Written by Lena Waithe (The ChiMaster of None), it follows a seemingly mismatched Black American couple (Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith) who go on the run after he pulls the trigger on a racist white cop. Waithe’s script adds a clever contemporary edge to a story rooted in decades of racial oppression: when footage of the shooting is posted to social media, the duo are embraced as folk heroes by members of the Black community who are tired of police persecution.

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