88 is an American drama film, directed and edited by Thomas Imiki or Eromose. The film is set to premiere on February 17th in the United States. The film debuted at the Tribeca Festival. Eromose returned to this event after his acclaimed film, Legacy (2010). 88 captures the cultural zeitgeist of government mistrust and institutional racism with a story full of suspense and intrigue.
Femi Jackson is the finance director of a super PAC backing leading presidential candidates. After spotting an unusual pattern in giving, he enlisted the help of an investing blogger to dig deeper. Together, they track the campaign money back to its sinister origins and race against the clock to uncover the truth before the primaries.
88’s cast includes stars such as:
- Shellye Broughton as Elsa Muller
- Gregory Butler as Security Guard
- Jonathan Camp as Harry Quale
- Vinny Chhibber as Ali
- Kenneth Choi as Sponsor
- Brandon Victor Dixon as Femi Jackson
- William Fichtner as Ron Holt
- Michael Harney as Fred Fowlkes
- Orlando Jones as Harold Roundtree
- Jeremiah King as Ola Jackson
- Ben Lewis as Rick
- Kelly McCreary as Veronica Verton
- Anthony Lee Medina as Rodrigo
88 has been critically acclaimed by experts. On the web aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an 86% out of 100% based on 7 reviews. On IMDb, 88 has an 8.6 out of 10.