In his documentary feature, Monroe reveals the circumstances and decisions that transform a Texas honor student into a bank robber.
Here's the synopsis:
Years ago, a 16 year old honor student was arrested for robbing a Bank of America. Darius Clark Monroe was that young man. Years after serving his sentence, Monroe returns to his childhood home and encounters the people affected by the robbery: his family, victims in the bank, and his partners in crime.
Monroe is a Houston, Texas native and recipient of a National Board of Review Award, Austin Film Society Grant, Rooftop Filmmakers’/DCTV Grant, Warner Bros. Film Award, Cinereach Grant, King Finishing Award, and a NYU Spike Lee Production Fellowship. He was also a Screenwriters Colony, Tribeca All Access, IDFA Forum, and IFP Documentary Lab fellow.
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