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The Killing Floor

    The Killing Floor (2019)

    118min Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
    • Distributor:Film Movement
    • Director:Bill Duke
    • Cast:Damien Leake (Frank Custer), Alfre Woodard (Mattie), Dennis Farina (Supervisor), Ernest Rayford (Thomas Joshua)
    • Technical Specs:Dolby, Aspect Ratio 1.33:1
    • Synopsis:

      During World War I, a poor black Southerner travels north to Chicago to get work in the city's slaughterhouses, where he becomes embroiled in the organized labor movement. He becomes prominent as a leader of fellow African-Americans in the union, though many, including his best friend, view him as a sell-out.

    Theatrical
    Exclusive (1)

    Opened 11/22/2019

    Key Dates

    • 01/01/1985 - Locarno Film Festival (Switzerland)
    • 01/01/1985 - Cannes Film Festival (France)
    • 01/01/1985 - Sundance Film Festival (USA)
    • 03/25/1985 - USA Film Festival (USA)