A prison warden confronts her own psychological and emotional demons as she develops an unspoken connection with the death row inmate she is scheduled to execute.
Written and Directed by Chinonye Chukwo, Clemency was the winner of The Athena List 2017.
Produced by award-winning Bronwyn Cornelius, Julian Cautherley, Peter Wong and Timur Bekbosunov.
Executive Producers – Annie Chang, Johnny Chang, Calvin Choong and Emma Lee.
Starring Alfre Woodard, Aldis Hodge, Richard Schiff and Wendell Pierce.
This project is fully funded by ACE Pictures.
WINNER OF SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL 2019 GRAND JURY PRIZE!
African-American Film Critics Association 2019 (WINNER – TOP 10 FILMS)
Philadelphia Film Festival 2019 (WINNER – BEST LOCAL FEATURE)
Santa Barbara International Film Festival 2020 (WINNER – VIRTUOSO AWARD, ALDIS HODGE)
AARP Movies for Grownups Awards 2019 – (Nominee – Best Actress)
Black Reel Awards 2020 (Nominee – Outstanding Actress, Supporting Actor, Screenplay, Emerging Director, Breakthrough Performance – Male, First Screenplay, Independent Feature)
Film Independent Spirit Awards 2020 (Nominee – Best Female Lead, Best Screenplay, Best Picture)
Gotham Awards 2019 (Nominee – Best Actress, Best Actor)
Satellite Awards 2020 (Nominee – Actress in a Motion Picture Drama)
AFI Fest 2019
Austin Film Festival 2019
BFI London Film Festival 2019
Chicago International Film Festival 2019
Denver Film Festival 2019
Hamptons International Film Festival 2019
Hawaii International Film Festival 2019
Middleburg Film Festival 2019
Mill Valley Film Festival 2019
MOMA New Directors/New Films 2019
Napa Valley Film Festival 2019
New Yorker Film Festival 2019
Orcas Island Film Festival 2019
Provincetown Film Festival 2019
San Diego International Film Festival 2019
Savannah Film Festival 2019
Seattle International Film Festival 2019
St. Louis International Film Festival 2019
Toronto International Film Festival 2019
Woodstock Film Festival 2019