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First Look Trailer: ‘Rustin’ – A Powerful Story of Activism and Love Produced by The Obamas

Baynard Rustin, a towering figure in the world of activism, is set to have his extraordinary story brought to life in the upcoming movie ‘Rustin.’ Scheduled to premiere this November on Netflix, the film will provide a glimpse into the life of Rustin, brilliantly portrayed by Emmy winner Colman Domingo.

Rustin’s unyielding spirit and unwavering dedication to his beliefs and the people he loved defined his life. Despite making history and playing a crucial role in the civil rights movement, his contributions often went overlooked.

Directed by five-time Tony Award winner George C. Wolfe, ‘Rustin’ will honor the legacy of a visionary who dared to envision a better world and played a pivotal role in inspiring a movement for freedom, walking side by side with luminaries like Martin Luther King Jr.

Executive produced by former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama through their Higher Ground production banner, alongside Tonia Davis, the film boasts an impressive ensemble cast. Notable names such as Chris Rock, Glynn Turman, Aml Ameen, Gus Halper, CCH Pounder, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Johnny Ramey, Michael Potts, Jeffrey Wright, and Audra McDonald contribute to the powerful narrative.

The first-look trailer offers a tantalizing glimpse into the movie’s depiction of Rustin’s life, struggles, and triumphs.

Mark your calendars for the release of ‘Rustin.’ The film is set to hit select theaters on November 3, ahead of its Netflix debut on November 17. An essential watch for anyone drawn to stories of courage, activism, and love that defy the odds. Will you be tuning in?

Watch the first-look trailer below and prepare to be moved by this compelling narrative.

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