Netflix drops the trailer for documentary film titled Civil, a remarkably inspiring look at the work of civil rights attorney Ben Crump.
Civil is an intimate vérité look at the life of maverick civil rights attorney Ben Crump and his mission to raise the value of Black life in America. Through the lens of award-winning filmmaker Nadia Hallgren (Becoming), the documentary movie follows a year in the life as Crump takes on the civil cases for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Black farmers and banking while Black victims.
Crump’s mission is to raise the value of Black life. He has worked as the civil lawyer for the families of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Black farmers, and “Banking while Black” victims, in doing so challenging America to come to terms with what it owes his clients.
Produced by Kenya Barris, Roger Ross Williams, Lauren Cioffi and Nadia Hallgren. Netflix will debut Hallgren’s Civil in theatres on June 17th, 2022, and streaming on Netflix starting June 19th this month.