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  • The Glass Shield

    1994. USA. Charles Burnett. 115 min.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011, 8:00 p.m.

Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1



  • The Glass Shield

    1994. USA. Written and directed by Charles Burnett. With Michael Boatman, Lori Petty, Ice Cube, Elliott Gould. Burnett’s first major studio venture—it was released by Miramax—is a provocative and suspenseful commentary on the efforts of a young black officer to be integrated into the all-white Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department. In the process, his own values are sorely tested, and most of the police come up short on any scale of justice. 115 min.

In the Film exhibition Charles Burnett: The Power to Endure

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