Director: Kevin Willmott

Writer(s): Kevin Willmott, Trai Byers

Starring: Trai Byers, Bashir Salahuddin, Aja Naomi King, Mo McRae, Tosin Morohunfola, Mykelti Williamson, Thomas Haden Church, Lorenzo Yearby, Cuyle Carvin, Jim Klock, Cranston Johnson, Tony Demil, Joseph Lee Anderson, Derek Russo, Tyshon Freeman, Tanya Chisholm, Michael Rose, Bruce McKinnon, Troy Rudeseal, Matt Burke, Rhoda Griffis, Sean Michael Weber, Craig Pearman, Myke Holmes, Gabriel Yarborough, Matteo Kane, Amanda Medina, David Danielewicz, Brent Moorer Gaskins, Adrian Allen, Chevy Lamont Cofield, W. Keith Scott, Edward Wiley, Christopher W. Norris, David A. Jackson, Jalin Kelly, Amen-Rah Searles, Anthony Carrasquillo, Edward Wiley, Mickey Mikes, D. Reride Smith, Wray Anthony, Marion Hollingsworth Jr., Ernest McKoy, Charles Strickland, Jessica Nicole Donoso, Ron Blake, Keith D Dooley, Quasheem D. Herring, Jeffrey Kimble, Donald Norris Jr., Trey, Rodney Williams

Synopsis: The 24th tells the true story of the all-black Twenty-Fourth United States Infantry Regiment, and the Houston Riot of 1917. The Houston Riot was a mutiny by 156 African American soldiers in response to the brutal violence and abuse at the hands of Houston police officers. The riot lasted two hours and led to the death of nine civilians, four policemen and two soldiers. It resulted in the largest murder trial in history, which sentenced a total of 19 men to execution, and 41 to life sentences.

Release Date: March 2020 (USA) | Length: 101 min | Genre: Drama, History, War | MPAA Rating: Unknown

Note: To premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival in 2020. Unable to identify Trey.

 

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