DOWN A DARK STAIRWELL

DOWN A DARK STAIRWELL

Online Screening

Nov 11 - Nov 19

In 2014, Peter Liang, a Chinese-American police officer, shot and killed an innocent, unarmed black man named Akai Gurley in the dark stairwell of a Brooklyn housing project. In the midst of high racial tension surrounding police conduct, Liang becomes the first NYPD officer to receive a guilty verdict in such a case in over a decade. The highly publicized incident polarizes New York’s Asian and African American communities’ in this insightful look into the complexities of police reform.

Included with the screening ticket is an exclusive pre-recorded Q&A with Director/Producer Ursula Liang, Editor Jason Harper, immediately following the film.

Director: Ursula Liang
Executive Producer: Sally Jo Fifer, Lois Vossen
Producer: Ursula Liang, Rajal Pitroda; Associate Producer : Samantha Knowles, Ellen Martinez
Writer: Ursula Liang, Michelle Chang, J.M. Harper
Cinematographer: Ursula Liang, Rachel Lears, Justin Ervin, Brian Chu, Derek Howard, Lyric R. Cabral, Asad Faruqi, Jason Chau, Tinx Chan, Vanessa Carr, Nelson Walker III, Nausheen Dadabhoy
Editor: Michelle Chang, J.M. Harper
Music: Andrew Orkin
Language: Chinese, English
Country: USA
Year: 2020
Publicist: Susan Norget
Sales Agent: UTA