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On Wednesday, June 15, 2022, the American Black Film Festival included a star red carpet and a night screening for “Civil, at the New World Center Performance Hall in Miami Beach. The crowded performance hall was filled with electricity, which served as a perfect start for this year’s festival.

Introductory remarks were made by Nadia Halgren, Kenya’s Boris and Ben Crump to help welcome and celebrate the opening. Members of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. they were also present to celebrate the achievements of his brother in the fraternity, Ben Crump.

Talent and director attendees were civil rights lawyer Ben Crump (subject), Emmy® nominee Nadia Halgren (director / cinematographer), Kenya Barris (producer). It is expected on Netflix on Sunday, June 19 and in selected cinemas on June 17.

“CIVIL” is an intimate look at the life of independent civil rights lawyer Ben Crump and his mission to increase the value of black lives in America. Through the lens of award-winning director Nadia Halgren (Getting up), “CIVIL” follows one year of life while Trump takes over the civil cases for George Floyd, Breona Taylor and Andre Hill.

Peeling off Crump’s many layers, Halgren gives a behind-the-scenes look at his upbringing and work-life balance. “CIVIL” also highlights other countless issues that Trump is passionate about, including environmental justice and banking while Black.

“CIVIL” was produced by Kenya’s Barris, Roger Ross Williams, Lauren Ciofi and Nadia Halgren and executive producer by Erin Sampson, Matthew Carnahan and Jeff Marz

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