24th, The: Kevin Willmott’s Tale of Huston Riot of 1917, Starring Trai Byers

The 24th, the historical film co-written and directed by Kevin Willmott, tells the story of the Houston riot of 1917.

The 24th
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Official poster

The film stars Trai Byers, Bashir Salahuddin, Aja Naomi King, Mo McRae, Tosin Morohunfola, Mykelti Williamson, and Thomas Haden Church.

Trai Byers Picture

Cast
Trai Byers as Boston
Aja Naomi King as Marie
Bashir Salahuddin as Big Joe
Mo McRae as Walker
Tosin Morohunfola as Franklin
Mykelti Williamson as Sgt. Hayes
Thomas Haden Church as Col. Norton
Christopher W. Norris as Military Defense Attorney

The film was scheduled to premiere at the 2020 South by Southwest festival,[3] but the festival was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The film is scheduled to be released digitally and through video on demand on August 21, 2020, by Vertical Entertainment.