Charles Burnett: The Glass Shield

Directed by Charles Burnett

In recent years HOME has celebrated the work of Charles Burnett, a key American filmmaker. This Black History Month we screen his under-valued police drama, The Glass Shield.

Perhaps the closest Burnett comes to genre filmmaking, the film explores racism and sexism within the Los Angeles police force. With a top-notch cast including Michael Boatman, Ice Cube and Lori Petty, Burnett creates a complex and tense drama that reveals the pressures and limitations on those seeking to find justice in a corrupt system.

Onsale Dates
HOME Friends – Fri 2 Oct 12pm
HOME Members – Mon 5 Oct 12pm
General Sale – Tue 6 Oct 12pm

104 minutes


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