The Ankler x Backstage Screening Series Lawmen: Bass Reeves 
An FYC screening and Q&A presented by Paramount+
David Oyelowo sits with Katey Rich, The Ankler awards editor, to discuss his latest epic character portrayal of the most legendary lawman in the Old West: Bass Reeves.

About the series:

From executive producers Taylor Sheridan (1883) and David Oyelowo (Selma) comes Golden Globe award nominated LAWMEN: BASS REEVES. It follows the journey of Reeves (Oyelowo) and his rise from enslavement to law enforcement as one of the first Black U.S. Deputy Marshals west of the Mississippi. Despite arresting over 3,000 outlaws during his career, the weight of the badge was heavy, and he wrestled with its moral and spiritual cost to his beloved family.

Starring: David Oyelowo, Dennis Quaid, Donald Sutherland, Lauren E. Banks, Barry Pepper

Landmark Theatres Sunset
8000 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Date & Time
June 10, 2024, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Doors open at 7pm
David Oyelowo
Multiple Golden Globe®, BAFTA and Emmy® nominated actor and producer. He is the star and executive producer of Paramount+’s LAWMEN: BASS REEVES, which garnered him Golden Globe, SAG, and Critics Choice Award nominations. This year, Oyelowo starred in and produced the Oscar-nominated live action short, THE AFTER, and the Paramount+ documentary, BECOMING KING which tracked his journey to becoming Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Ava Duvernay's 2014 SELMA.  Upcoming, he stars in Apple TV+’s GOVERNMENT CHEESE which he produced via his production company Yoruba Saxon. Oyelowo also co-founded Mansa, the free streaming platform for curated global Black cultural content.

PRODUCED BY: MTV Entertainment Studios, 101 Studios, Sheridan’s Bosque Ranch Productions and Oyelowo’s Yoruba Saxon

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Created for television by Chad Feehan who also serves as showrunner. Executive producers are Taylor Sheridan, Chad Feehan, David C. Glasser, David Oyelowo, Jessica Oyelowo, David Permut, Christina Alexandra Voros, Ron Burkle, Bob Yari and David Hutkin
7PM Doors Open
7:30PM Screening Begins
8:30PM Q&A Begins

Guild members will be prioritized.

Seating: Friendly reminder that seating is limited; first come, first served.

Parking: Parking is located under the theater in the 8000 Sunset Blvd complex (Los Angeles, CA 90046). Attendees should bring their parking ticket with them to the theater for 3-hour validation.
“Until God say otherwise,
I’m the only law there is.”
- Bass Reeves

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