• Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992 (2017)

Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992

Release Date: April 21st, 2017

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 20 min

Plot Summary

Filmmaker John Ridley examines a decade of tensions, civil unrest and events in Los Angeles that culminated in citywide violence following the Rodney King verdict on April 29, 1992.

Director: John Ridley

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: ABC News, Lincoln Square Productions

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Jeannette CatsoulisThe New York Times

    Teeming with acts both heroic and reprehensible, John Ridley’s wrenchingly humane documentary, Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992, reveals the Los Angeles riots as the almost inevitable culmination of a decade of heightening racial tensions. show more

  • 100
    Sheri LindenThe Hollywood Reporter

    The incisive beauty of the documentary, and its power, is that it's not a thesis or an argument but a full-blooded, multifaceted real-life drama. show more

  • 90
    Robert AbeleTheWrap

    This is history from the inside, told by people who don’t always look like they’ve gotten past it, and it’s what makes “Let it Fall” so memorable. show more

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