On the Come Up (USA)

Screenshot from On the Comeup

115 mins.

Screening: Thurs., Sept. 8, Princess of Wales Theatre, 9:30 pm; Fri., Sept. 9, TIFF Bell Lightbox 2 pm; Thurs., Sept. 15, TIFF Bell Lightbox, 2:45 pm; Sun., Sept. 18, TIFF Bell Lightbox, 12:30 pm

Sanaa Lathan’s debut feature is based on the New York Times best-selling novel by Angie Thomas about a teen rapper who wants to follow in her father’s footsteps and become an underground hip hop star. Method Man, Lil Yachty and GaTa are in the cast.

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