'Blindspotting' stars discuss new movie at The Washington Post
On Tuesday, June 12, The Washington Post hosted a discussion about the movie, “Blindspotting,” with stars of the film, Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal. “Blindspotting” opened the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. Longtime friends and collaborators, Diggs and Casal co-wrote and star in this timely story about friendship and the intersection of race and class in Oakland, California.
The Washington Post’s Wesley Lowery spoke with Diggs and Casal about the making of the movie and the issues it tackles ahead of its July 20, 2018 release.
Highlights
On June 12 at The Washington Post, Rafael Casal and Daveed Diggs, the stars and co-writers of the movie, "Blindspotting," describe the unique genre of the film, which is part buddy comedy, part social critique, part spoken-word showcase.
On June 12 at The Washington Post, Rafael Casal and Daveed Diggs, the stars and co-writers of "Blindspotting" discuss the movie’s portrayal of police violence and community-police relations.
On June 12 at The Washington Post, Rafael Casal and Daveed Diggs, the stars and co-writers of "Blindspotting" discuss the making of a movie that highlights issues like race, class and gentrification and problems with the modern criminal justice system.
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