Between the World and Me
Between the World and Me

Between the World and Me

2020
14+, M
QC: 13+
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Based on the 2018 adaptation and staging of Ta-Nehisi Coates' book at the Apollo Theater, this HBO Special features powerful readings from the book with documentary and archival footage, and animation. Focusing on the author's experiences growing up in inner-city Baltimore, the narrative explores Coates' bold notion that American society structurally supports white supremacy.
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  • Director

    • Kamilah Forbes
  • Cast

    • Ta-Nehisi Coates
    • Mahershala Ali
    • Angela Bassett
    • Phylicia Rashad
    • Joe Morton
    • Yara Shahidi
    • Courtney B. Vance
    • Oprah Winfrey
    • Tip "T.I." Harris
    • Pauletta Washington
    • Jharrel Jerome
    • Angela Davis
    • Alicia Garza
    • Mimi Jones
    • Ledisi
    • Janet Mock
    • Jason Moran
    • Wendell Pierce
    • Greg Alverez Reid
    • MJ Rodriguez
    • Kendrick Sampson
    • Nate Smith
    • Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter
    • Olivia Washington
    • Susan Kelechi Watson
    • Michelle Wilson
  • Executive Producers

    • Ta-Nehisi Coates
    • Kamilah Forbes
    • Susan Kelechi Watson
    • Roger Ross Williams
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Between the World and Me
Between the World and Me

Between the World and Me

Readings from Ta-Nehisi Coates' book, with footage from the actors' home life, archival footage, and animation

1h 19m 41s