2018 / 82 min. /
Director: Gus Krieger
Cast:

Toronto True Crime Film Festival: MY NAME IS MYEISHA

Screening as part of the 2018 Toronto True Crime Film Festival, a 2-day film festival dedicated to true crime on the big screen, including both documentary films and fictionalized films based on true crimes.

Get Your All-Access Pass for $65 (SAVE $30 OFF REGULAR TICKET PRICES!) and get priority access to all TTCFF activities, including five theatrical film screenings at THE ROYAL CINEMA and three intimate symposium events at THE MONARCH TAVERN.

Canadian Premiere!

The award-winning Slamdance hit MY NAME IS MYEISHA is a hip-hop musical inspired by the 1998 police shooting of California teen Tyisha Miller (as well as countless other acts of police brutality against African American citizens) and adapted from the internationally acclaimed play, Dreamscape. At the moment of Myeisha’s death at the hands of police, she guides us inside her mind and muses over the life she will be leaving behind, told through hip-hop, spoken word poetry, and dance.

Content Warning: police brutality, gun violence.

SCREENS WITH:

TRAFFIC STOP – Dir. Kate Davis / 2017 / 30 min
The story of Breaion King, a 26 year-old African-American school teacher from Austin, Texas who is stopped for a routine traffic violation that escalates into a dramatic arrest.

Content Warning: police brutality.

15% of ticket sales from this screening will be donated to charity.

Upcoming Screenings:


None Currently Scheduled