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The Inspection

The Inspection

Directed by Elegance Bratton

February 17th, 2023 7:00 pm

February 18th, 2023 1:00pm

February 18th, 2023 5:00pm

February 19th, 2023 1:00pm


In Elegance Bratton’s deeply moving film inspired by his own story, a young, gay Black man, rejected by his mother and with few options for his future, decides to join the Marines, doing whatever it takes to succeed in a system that would cast him aside. But even as he battles deep-seated prejudice and the grueling routines of basic training, he finds unexpected camaraderie, strength, and support in this new community, giving him a hard-earned sense of belonging that will shape his identity and forever change his life.


Film Details

Director: Elegance Bratton
Studio: 24
Running Time: 95 minutes
Country: USA
Release Year: 2022
Rated: Unrated


“The metamorphosis that Bratton explores, and that Pope embodies — the way Ellis both changes and remains ever faithful to himself — is subtle, bittersweet and beautiful.” – A.O. Scott, New York Times