One night, in front of a bodega in Brooklyn's Bed–Stuy neighborhood, Manny Ortega witnesses a white police officer wrongfully gun down a neighborhood street hustler, and Manny films the incident on his phone. Now he's faced with a dilemma: release the video and bring unwanted exposure to himself and his family, or keep the video private and be complicit in the injustice?
U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Outstanding First Feature
Reinaldo Marcus Green, a native New Yorker, is a writer, director, and producer. He earned his graduate degree from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, and he participated in the 2017 Sundance Institute Directors and Screenwriters Lab. Green's short film "Stone Cars" premiered at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, and he was named one of Filmmaker Magazine's 25 New Faces of Independent Film after his short film "Stop" premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.