“Boyz N The Hood” Gets UK Theatrical Re-Release As Part Of BFI “Black Star” Season

The BFI will re-release John Singleton’s 1991 film Boyz N The Hood as part of its Black Star season running between October 17 and December 31.

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Depicting life in South Central LA, and starring Ice Cube in his first screen role alongside Cuba Gooding Jr., Laurence Fishburne and Angela Bassett, Boyz N The Hood is a powerful drama about friendship amid the gang culture, crime and racial tensions rife in the city’s urban neighbourhoods.

Writer-director John Singleton was nominated for an Academy Award® for Best Original Screenplay and Best Director, making him the youngest ever nominee for Best Director at just 24, and the first African-American to be nominated for the award.

Boyz N The Hood will be joined on the theatrical circuit by another film featuring racial tensions, The Heat Of The Night.

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