THE HARD STOP By George Amponsah
90 min | Documentary | United Kingdom | 2016
NY Premiere

CINEPOLIS CHELSEA – Saturday, October 15th at 8.15PM

Over serval years The Hard Stop features Marcus and Kurtis, childhood friends of Mark Duggan the young man whose death ignited the UK riots in 2011. Marcus was sentenced for starting the riot in Tottenham that turn into the worst civil unrest in recent British History. The film reflects the current class divisions in British society as it charts the everyday challenges Marcus and Kurtis face as they grieve the loss of their dear friend, and negotiate incarceration and unemployment whilst the media debate about who their friend Mark Duggan was and the inquest into his killing plays out in the background.

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