61st Street

Moses Johnson (Tosin Cole) is a 17-year-old track star from the South Side of Chicago, who is about to head out to college as a scholarship recipient; Franklin Roberts (Courtney B. Vance) is a Public Defender at Chicago’s Cook County court who’s just received devastating news from his doctors about a potentially lethal cancer. When a drug bust goes wrong in Moses’ neighborhood, leading to the death of a police officer, Moses finds himself at the center of the clash, and Franklin can’t bear another young man from the south side caught up in the system.

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Film Screenings

Mar 14, 2022
3:00pm4:30pm
Mar 15, 9:00am CDT – Mar 17, 9:00am CDT
9:00am10:30am
Availability:United States

Credits

Showrunner:

Peter Moffat

Director:

Marta Cunningham

Executive Producer:

Peter Moffat, Michael B. Jordan, Elizabeth Raposo, J. David Shanks, Alana Mayo, Jeff Freilich, Hilary Salmon

Producer:

Annie Rhodes, Frank Baldwin, Allison Davis, Becky Page

Screenwriter:

Peter Moffat

Cinematographer:

Glenn Brown

Editor:

Philip Kloss

Production Designer:

John Kretschmer

Sound Designer:

Stefano Marchetti

Music:

Raphael Saadiq, Laura Karpman

Principal Cast:

Courtney B. Vance, Aunjanue Ellis, Mark O’Brien, Holt McCallany, Tosin Cole, Andrene Ward-Hammond, Bentley Green

Additional Credits:

Costume Designer: Rita McGhee, Hair Department Head: Elizabeth Robinson, Locations Manager: Natasha Parker, Make-up Department Head: Zsofia Otvos, Property Master: Colin Bach

Contact

Publicity Contact:

Stephen Cox
stephen.cox@amcnetworks.com
508-680-6249

Details

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Year:

2021

Premiere Status:

World Premiere

Genre:

Crime, Drama, Thriller

Screening Section:

Episodic Premieres

Screening Category:

Episodic

Country:

United States

Language:

English

Runtime:

90 mins