Intro by Ira Deutchman; Q&A with Matty Rich
The Museum of Modern Art, Floor T2, Theater 2
*Straight Out of Brooklyn*. 1991. USA. Directed by Matty Rich. Courtesy of The Samuel Goldwyn Company/Photofest. © The Samuel Goldwyn Company

Straight Out of Brooklyn. 1991. USA. Directed by Matty Rich. With George T. Odom, Ann D. Sanders, Lawrence Gilliard Jr., Barbara Sanon. 91 min.

Rich’s debut film follows Dennis (Gilliard Jr.) as he plots to escape poverty in Brooklyn with an ill-conceived scheme that ultimately puts him and his family in danger.

This film accompanies Black Intimacy.