The Inspection

95 min
FilmColumbia 2022
Saturday, October 22
Crandell Theatre


This semi-biographical debut film by Elegance Bratton tells the story of a young Black man, played by Tony and Emmy-nominated Jeremy Pope, who is homeless in his late teens. Ending up in the Marines, he tries to prove himself and earn his mother’s respect, only to be victimized by a sadistic sergeant while dealing with his attraction to a superior officer. Played the Toronto International Film Festival and was chosen for the closing night of the New York Film Festival.

directed by
Elegance Bratton
written by
Elegance Bratton
Jeremy Pope, Bokeem Woodbine, Gabrielle Union