The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain
Director: David Midell Run Time: 110 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2021
Starring: Angela Peel, Ben Marten, Enrico Natale, Frankie Faison, Tom McElroy
Country: United States
Theatrical Premiere presented at the Film Center as part of Cinema Columbus 2022 with co-producer Julianna Politsky in attendance.
Based on the true story of the events that led to the death of Kenneth Chamberlain Sr., an elderly African American veteran with bipolar disorder, who was killed during a conflict with police officers who were dispatched to check on him.
“a stunning showcase for the great character actor Frankie Faison, who conveys Chamberlain’s confusion and terror with palpable empathy and honesty… This is a story that deserves to be heard”
—Brian Tallerico for Roger Ebert
Written, produced and directed by David Midell, and made in association with the family of Kenneth Chamberlain Sr., The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain had its world premiere at the Austin Film Festival in October 2019, where it won both the Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature.More Cinema Columbus