The Electric

What's On

Detroit

Friday 25th to Thursday 31st August

Click on 'Book Tickets' for times

Screens 1 & 2

Director: Kathryn Bigelow

Starring: John Boyega, Will Poulter

Rating: 15

USA 2017, 143mins

Oscar winning director Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty) returns with another ferociously vivid drama, this time based on the 1967 Detroit riots and subsequent murder of three young black men by white police officers.

In the summer of 1967, rioting and civil unrest starts to tear apart the city of Detroit. Two days later, a report of gunshots prompts the Detroit Police Department, the Michigan State Police and the Michigan Army National Guard to search and seize an annex of the nearby Algiers Motel.

Several policemen start to flout procedure by forcefully and viciously interrogating guests to get a confession. By the end of the night, three unarmed men are gunned down while several others are brutally beaten...