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Traffic Stop (2017)

Traffic Stop tells the story of Breaion King, a 26-year-old African-American school teacher from Austin, Texas, who was stopped for a routine traffic violation that escalated into a ... See full summary »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

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Traffic Stop tells the story of Breaion King, a 26-year-old African-American school teacher from Austin, Texas, who was stopped for a routine traffic violation that escalated into a dramatic arrest. Caught on police dashcams, King was pulled from her car by the arresting officer, repeatedly thrown to the ground and handcuffed. En route to jail in a squad car, she engaged in a revealing conversation with her escorting officer about race and law enforcement in America. The documentary juxtaposes dashcam footage with scenes from King's everyday life, offering a fuller portrait of the woman caught up in this unsettling encounter. Written by Anonymous

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Official Sites:

Official site HBO

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 November 2017 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Austin, Texas, USA

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Q-Ball Productions See more »
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1.85 : 1
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Important topic, poor example
21 February 2018 | by tylerjnewmanSee all my reviews

It was clear that the person was evading the cop and not cooperating. The cop acted unprofessionally after his patience wore thin.


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