FBI informant William O’Neal infiltrates the Illinois Black Panther Party and is tasked with keeping tabs on their charismatic leader, Chairman Fred Hampton. A career thief, O’Neal revels in the danger of manipulating both his comrades and his handler, Special Agent Roy Mitchell. Hampton’s political prowess grows just as he’s falling in love with fellow revolutionary Deborah Johnson. Meanwhile, a battle wages for O’Neal’s soul. Will he align with the forces of good? Or subdue Hampton and The Panthers by any means, as FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover commands?
- " The film reminds audiences of the “yet to be” excitement behind its two leads, while also extending that excitement to the man behind the camera. " – Luke Parker (VoiceBoxOffice)
- " …a fairly conventional yet mostly compelling drama… " – David Nusair (Reel Film Reviews)
- " Black lives splatter: "Words are beautiful, actions supreme. " – James Wegg (JWR)