Garrett Bradley’s documentary “Time,” an intimate portrait of mass incarceration in America, will debut in choose theaters on Oct. 9 earlier than launching on Amazon Prime Video on Oct. 23.
“Time” had its world premiere on the 2020 Sundance Movie Pageant. On the annual Park Metropolis gathering, Bradley was awarded finest director for U.S. documentary in competitors, turning into the primary Black girl to win that prize. The documentary may even display screen at this 12 months’s New York Movie Pageant.
Amazon nabbed the movie out of Sundance, reportedly shelling out $5 million for world rights. “Time” generated rave evaluations, with Selection’s chief movie critic Peter Debruge writing, “the cumulative affect — boiled down into an open-minded and deeply empathetic 81 minutes — will virtually actually rewire how People take into consideration the prison-industrial complicated.”
“I couldn’t be extra humbled to have labored with the Richardson household who allowed me to deliver their story to the massive display screen,” Bradley stated in a press release. “In our collective effort with Amazon Studios, we’re excited to share the values of the movie and our ardour in making the film by bringing it to the world thoughtfully, authentically, and in as many areas as attainable.”
“Time” facilities on Fox Richardson — an entrepreneur, abolitionist and mom of six — who has spent the final 20 years combating for the discharge of her husband Robert, serving a 60-year jail sentence. He’s behind bars for theft they each dedicated within the early ’90s in a second of desperation. The non-fiction movie combines video diaries that Fox has recorded for her husband through the years, together with footage from her current life, to painting the resilience essential to endure the nation’s prison-industrial complicated.
Bradley beforehand directed “Alone,” a brief movie that received a Sundance Jury Prize in 2017. She additionally served as a second unit director on Ava DuVernay’s Netflix restricted collection “When They See Us.”
Watch an unique clip of “Time” above.