Tuesday, 15 November 2016
Spike Lee's CHI-RAQ - Poster and Trailer
CHI-RAQ is a satirical musical drama film directed and produced by Spike Lee and co-written by Lee and Kevin Willmott.
Chi-Raq is a modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes. After the murder of a child by a stray bullet, a group of women led by Lysistrata organize against the on-going violence in Chicago’s Southside creating a movement that challenges the nature of race, sex and violence in America and around the world.
Directed by the critically acclaimed filmmaker Spike Lee and co-written by Lee and Kevin Willmott, Chi-Raq features an all star cast including: Nick Cannon, Wesley Snipes, Jennifer Hudson, Teyonah Parris, D.B. Sweeney, Harry Lennix, Steve Harris, Angela Bassett with John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson.
UK & Ireland Release date: 2nd December 2016
Certificate 15 / Running time 127 Minutes