In 1992, the acquittal of four Los Angeles police officers accused of the brutal beating of black motorist Rodney King, sparked five days of deadly violent protests.
In his new documentary Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992, Oscar-winning screenwriter John Ridley examines the 1992 uprising, years of racial and economic inequality, and the police brutality that fueled the protests. What has changed since then?
John Ridley, Oscar winning screenwriter, film director, novelist, and director of Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992
The NY Times: Review: ‘Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992,’ a Wrenching John Ridley Film