Sneak Preview: Judas and the Black Messiah [Online]

Special one-time, limited engagement!
Feb. 11 at 4pm PST
Available for viewing for 24 Hours

** Released in two batches, in partnership with Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas and Sankofa Film Society! Registrations were limited to 150 RSVPs and are now closed for anyone who did not receive a passcode. Northwest Film Forum members can e-mail to access. All others presently closed to the public. **

• • HOW TO WATCH • •

  • This free advance screening and its accompanying pre-recorded Q&A will both be hosted on the WB Premiere platform, Feb. 11th at 4pm PST.
  • RSVP by Feb. 8 to reserve your free ticketthrough Brown Paper Tickets.
  • Ten minutes before the event, before the screening site opens, you will receive an email from with a unique link and access code. (Don’t see it? Check your spam filter.)
  • Guests will have access to the film for 24hrs after the site opens.
  • To troubleshoot tech issues or difficulty accessing the screening on the day of, contact (But please, check your spam first!)
  • Please note that by RSVP’ing for this film, you consent to us sharing your first name, last name, and e-mail address with the distributor, Warner Brothers, so they can send you your virtual ticket.
Shaka King
2h 6m


FBI informant William O’Neal (LaKeith Stanfield) infiltrates the Illinois Black Panther Party and is tasked with keeping tabs on their charismatic leader, Chairman Fred Hampton (Daniel Kaluuya). A career thief, O’Neal revels in the danger of manipulating both his comrades and his handler, Special Agent Roy Mitchell (Jesse Plemons). Hampton’s political prowess grows just as he’s falling in love with fellow revolutionary Deborah Johnson (Dominique Fishback). Meanwhile, a battle wages for O’Neal’s soul. Will he align with the forces of good? Or subdue Hampton and The Panthers by any means, as FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover (Martin Sheen) commands?

For full info on this project and its cast, visit the official Warner Brothers page for the film.



Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in association with MACRO/Participant/BRON Creative, a MACRO Media/Proximity Production, a Film by Shaka King, Judas and the Black Messiah. The film is slated for release in theaters nationwide on February 12, 2021 and will be available in the U.S. on HBO Max for 31 days from theatrical release. It is distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures and has been rated R for violence and pervasive language.

RSVP by Feb. 8!

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