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Virtual Cinema: Clemency (15)
Dir: Chinonye Chukwu, US, 2019, 113 minutes, cert: 15. Cast: Alfre Woodard, Aldis Hodge and Wendell Pierce.
Years of carrying out death row executions have taken a toll on prison warden, Bernadine Williams. The emotional wedge in her marriage grows. Memories of a recently botched execution plague her daily. As she prepares to execute another inmate, Bernadine must confront the psychological and emotional demons her job creates, ultimately connecting her to the man she is sanctioned to kill.
‘Clemency is the must-watch movie of our time’ – Almaz Ohene, British Vogue
Please join us from the comfort of your sofa! We are working with our partners in the film industry to keep bringing you exceptional independent films and exclusive events while the cinema is temporarily closed.
We’ve teamed up with Reclaim The Frame to bring you a virtual release of Clemency.
Plymouth Arts Cinema will receive 50% of the rental fee, so you will be supporting your local independent cinema by watching the film on this platform.
When you buy a ticket below (£9.99) you will have access to the film for 48 hours.
The film will also be available captioned for those who are d/Deaf or hard of hearing and an audio described version will also be available.
Please note that Clemency deals with difficult subject matter that some viewers may find distressing. If you have been affected by it we recommend you talking to one of the following organisations:
Samaritans: call 116 123 (available 24 hours a day)
The Black, African & Asian Therapy Network Group: call 020 3600 0712 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Black Minds Matter by filling out their contact form.