UoL: American History X
Director: Tony Kaye
Cast: Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D'Angelo
Duration: 119 mins
Released from prison after serving three years for a hate crime, neo-nazi Derek (Norton) returns home to find his little brother Danny (Furlong) following in his footsteps. Having vowed to change his ways, Derek tries to change his brother's mind.
In a community defined by violence and hate, Derek severs his ties with the white supremacist gang he once led, whilst battling his deeply ingrained prejudices and watching his mother get sicker and sicker.
This screening is in partnership with University of Leicester as part of their Criminology Film Season. The screening will include an intro, and be followed by a Q&A.