#BigSean just bought out a Detroit theater to screen #QueenAndSlim.
When Black people come together, it’s a beautiful thing. The latest act of Black unity was from Detroit native Big Sean, who just gifted his hometown with a private screening of the highly-anticipated film “Queen and Slim.”
The rapper announced on Instagram that he would be the screening the film on Friday (Nov. 29) at the Emagine Royal Oak theater. “This movie so [fire],” he wrote. “N for BLACK Friday we supporting This amazing film Queen n Slim. Free movie on me! If u in Detroit FRIDAY enjoy! Giving away tickets at Royal Oak Emagine 1:00 pm full details on da flyer! Congrats to [Lena Waithe] and keep up the incredible work!”
Tickets for the movie will be distributed at the Emagine Royal Oak theatre box office on Friday (Nov. 29), starting at 1 p.m. EST. Tickets will be free for the first 200 people, with a two-ticket limit per person. The movie will start at 7 p.m. EST that night, according to Revolt TV.
“Queen and Slim” was written by #LenaWaithe and directed by #MelinaMatsoukas, who are also producers of the film. The story tells the journey of Queen and Slim, a young Black woman and Black man, whose first date turns into a run from the police after a minor traffic violation ends with the death of an officer by self-defense.