Akilla’s Escape – Enzian Theater

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Akilla’s Escape

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Certified Fresh with 84% on Rotten Tomatoes!

Akilla Brown is forty-years-old and for the first time in his life, the clandestine cannabis grow operation he runs is legit. Only one year into government approved legalization, the pendulum of hypocrisy takes a toll and Akilla decides to cash out. While making a routine delivery on a cool, summer night, destiny takes an unexpected turn when Akilla confronts a firestorm of masked youths in an armed robbery. In the aftermath of the heist, Akilla captures one of the thieves, a mute fifteen-year-old boy named Sheppard. Upon learning the bandits are affiliated with the Garrison Army, a Jamaican crime syndicate his grandfather founded, Akilla is forced to reckon with a cycle of violence he thought he escaped.

Canada | USA, 2020, 90 minutes, Not Rated, Directed by Charles Officer

  • "Akilla's Escape recasts the monolithic narrative of gang involvement as one that rejects a trope of Black peril in order to tell a multi-dimensional story of resilience."

    —Melissa Vincent, GLOBE AND MAIL
  • "Terrific performances from poet/actor Saul Williams ("Slam") as a dealer in need of redemption and Thamela Mpumlwana (who takes on two different roles) make this saga special."

    —Peter Howell, TORONTO STAR
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