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Queen & Slim / Universal Pictures and Makeready present ; in association with 3Blackdot and Bron Creative ; a Makeready production ; a De La Revolución Films, Hillman Grad Productions and 3Blackdot production ; directed by Melina Matsoukas ; screenplay by Lena Waithe ; story by James Frey and Lena Waithe ; produced by James Frey, Lena Waithe, Melina Matsoukas, Michelle Knudsen, Andrew C. Coles, Brad Weston, Pamela Abdy.

Matsoukas, Melina, 1981- (film director,, film producer.). Waithe, Lena, 1984- (screenwriter,, film producer.). Frey, James, 1969- (screenwriter,, film producer.). Weston, Brad, (film producer.). Abdy, Pamela, (film producer.). Kaluuya, Daniel, 1989- (actor.). Turner-Smith, Jodie, 1986- (actor.). Woodbine, Bokeem, (actor.). Sevigny, Chloë, (actor.). Flea (Musician), (actor.). Simpson, Sturgill, 1978- (actor.). Moore, Indya, (actor.). Martinez, Benito, 1971- (actor.). Winston, Jahi Di'allo, (actor.). Universal Pictures (Firm), (presenter.). Makeready (Firm), (presenter,, production company.). 3Blackdot (Firm), (production company.). Bron Studios, (production company.). De La Revolución Films, (production company.). Hillman Grad Productions, (production company.). Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm), (publisher.). Daniel Kaluuya, Jodie Turner-Smith, Bokeem Woodbine, Chloë Sevigny, Flea, Sturgill Simpson, Indya Moore, Benito Martinez, Jahi Di'allo Winston. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 0 of 4 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 4 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

1 current hold with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Barnesville Public Library DVD QUE (Text) 33500013213566 Main In transit -
Breckenridge Public Library DVD QUE (Text) 33500013213574 Main In transit -
Halstad LINK Site DVD QUE (Text) 33500013213582 Main Checked out 10/01/2020
Hawley Public Library DVD QUE (Text) 33500013213590 Main In transit -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (132 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2019.
Wide screen (2.39:1)
Special features: A deeper meaning; Melina & Lena; Off the script; On the run with Queen & Slim; feature commentary with director/producer Melina Matsoukas and writer/producer Lena Waithe.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Tat Radcliffe ; editor, Pete Beaudreau ; music, Devonté Hynes.
Participant or Performer Note:
Daniel Kaluuya, Jodie Turner-Smith, Bokeem Woodbine, Chloë Sevigny, Flea, Sturgill Simpson, Indya Moore, Benito Martinez, Jahi Di'allo Winston.
Summary, etc.:
While on a forgettable first date together in Ohio, a black man and a black woman, are pulled over for a minor traffic infraction. The situation escalates, with sudden and tragic results, when the man kills the police officer in self-defense. Terrified and in fear for their lives, the man, a retail employee, and the woman, a criminal defense lawyer, are forced to go on the run. But the incident is captured on video and goes viral, and the couple unwittingly becomes a symbol of trauma.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for violence, some strong sexuality, nudity, pervasive language, and brief drug use.
System Details Note:
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1; wide screen (2.39:1) ; region 1.
Language Note:
English or Spanish dialogue; Spanish subtitles.
Subject: African Americans > United States > Drama.
Police > United States > Drama.
Self-defense > Drama.
Race discrimination > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.
Crime films.
Romance films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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