R | | Crime, Drama, History
Amidst the chaos of the Detroit Rebellion, with the city under curfew and as the Michigan National Guard patrolled the streets, three young African American men were murdered at the Algiers Motel.
Laz Alonso studied John Conyers' interviews, speeches, and public engagements, but was unable to find much material related to the incident except Conyers' description of the event as a "massacre," as opposed to a riot.
You don't talk about this to anyone, ever.
There is a shot in he first half of the movie where the back of a parked Volkswagen Beetle fills most of the frame for a few seconds. The rear deck lid on the VW has four large vertical cooling vent slots, a design that was not introduced until 1972.
$350,190 (USA) (28 July 2017)
$13,300,258 (USA) (11 August 2017)
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