Roman J. Israel, Esq. 2017. USA. Directed by Dan Gilroy. DCP. 129 min.
"In Roman J. Israel, Esq., Denzel Washington stars as a driven, idealistic defense attorney whose life is upended when his mentor, a civil rights icon, dies. When he is recruited to join a firm led by one of the legendary man’s former students—the ambitious lawyer George Pierce (Colin Farrell)—and begins a friendship with a young champion of equal rights (Carmen Ejogo), a turbulent series of events ensue that will put the activism that has defined Roman’s career to the test" (text courtesy of AFI Festival). Courtesy of Sony Pictures.