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Nigerian Filmmaker Faraday Okoro Tackles Police Brutality In his Second Feature, 'Prelude to a Crime'

Okoro takes on another controversial, yet relatable storyline after his debut Tribeca favorite, "Nigerian Prince."

Nigerian filmmaker Faraday Okoro is set to direct his sophomore feature film in collaboration with Andrew Lauren Productions (ALP).

According to a statement from the company, Okoro will helm Prelude to a Crime—a legal drama set within a jury deliberation as they wrestle with the confounding facts and implications of the explosive case in front of them: a police officer on trial for the shooting of an unarmed black man. Perspectives shift, personalities clash, and tensions boil over in this fictional exploration of a tragic phenomenon that has become all too relatable and unfortunately too common in the States in recent years.

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