FBI informant William O’Neal infiltrates the Illinois Black Panther Party and is tasked with keeping tabs on their charismatic leader, Chairman Fred Hampton.

A career thief, O’Neal revels in the danger of manipulating both his comrades and his handler, Special Agent Roy Mitchell. Hampton’s political prowess grows just as he’s falling in love with fellow revolutionary Deborah Johnson. Meanwhile, a battle wages for O’Neal’s soul. Will he align with the forces of good? Or subdue Hampton and The Panthers by any means, as FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover commands?


Original title: Judas and the Black Messiah

Title in Spanish: Judas y el Mesías Negro

Director: Shaka King

Country: United States

Year: 2021

Length: 126′

Language: English

Subtitles: Spanish

Cast: Daniel Kaluuya, LaKeith Stanfield, Jesse Plemons, Dominique Fishback

Genre: Drama

Rating: B15 – Not suitable for people under 15 years old

Director’s Bio: Shaka King was born in the USA. He is a writer, director and producer. His filmography includes Newlyweeds (2013), Mulignans (2015). Judas and the Black Messiah (2021), his latest feature, was awarded the Oscar for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role.



Saturday, December 4: Copa Airlines Theater, La Manzana de Santa Ana, 1:45 PM.

Special Guest: Director Shaka King


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