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88 (2023)

Opens on February 17

Director: Eromose Run Time: 122 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2022

Starring: Brandon Victor Dixon, Naturi Naughton, Orlando Jones, Thomas Sadoski, William Fichtner

Country: United States
Language: English

About the film:

Official Selection, 2022 Tribeca Film Festival

When Femi Jackson, the financial director for a Democratic super PAC behind a frontrunner presidential candidate, discovers unusual patterns in donations, he enlists investment blogger Ira Goldstein to dig deeper. As Femi’s wife Maria strives to educate their son on the dangers he will face in modern society while she fights racial and classist bias at work, Femi and Ira follow the campaign money trail back to its nefarious origins in a race to uncover the truth before the presidential primaries.

88 investigates the divergence of race, money, power, and politics through the lens of a black family.

About the filmmaker:

Eromose is a writer, director, producer and editor of independent films. He spent his childhood in Nigeria and England before studying at Columbia University, New York. His debut feature film Legacy premiered at the 2010 Tribeca Festival and won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2010 American Black Film Festival. His short film Nostradamus premiered at the 2015 Tribeca Festival, and his political conspiracy thriller 88 premiered at the 2022 Tribeca Film Festival. He has sold original screenplays to the likes of SKY, NBC Universal, FOX, Disney, BET and Legendary and works between the United Kingdom and the United States. He is also a coder and software developer.

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