• Whose Streets? (2017)

Whose Streets?

Release Date: August 11th, 2017

R |1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary

An account of the Ferguson uprising as told by the people who lived it. The filmmakers look at how the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown inspired a community to fight back and sparked a global movement.

Director: Sabaah Folayan

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Magnolia Pictures


Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    The film may be short on analysis, but it’s clear that systematic government failures at the local and state level have created a toxic climate, and Whose Streets? displays the seething emotions that resulted. show more

  • 70
    Robert AbeleTheWrap

    Whose Streets? vitally offers — despite its birth in sorrow and its many war-zone-like stretches — is a tale of alertness and awakening. show more

  • 70
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    An emotionally charged account of the ongoing fight of the African-American community of Ferguson, Missouri, to be treated as equal citizens, the film, like the movement it documents, is stronger on impassioned conviction than organization. show more

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