Netflix debuted the official trailer for Civil, a documentary on a year in the life civil rights attorney Ben Crump as he takes on the civil cases for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Andre Hill.
Directed by Nadia Hallgren, Civil premieres at the 2022 Tribeca Film Festival, followed by a release in select US theaters on June 17th, 2022, and available on Netflix on June 19th, 2022.
Civil is an intimate vérité look at the life of maverick civil rights attorney Ben Crump and his mission to raise the value of Black life in America. Through the lens of award-winning filmmaker Nadia Hallgren, Civil follows a year in the life as Crump takes on the civil cases for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Andre Hill. Peeling back the many layers of Ben Crump, Hallgren gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look at his upbringing and his balance of work and family life. Civil also underscores other countless issues Crump is passionate about including environmental justice and banking while Black.
Watch the official trailer for Civil.