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Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story

Directed by Vondie Curtis-Hall
United States, 2004
Drama, Crime

Synopsis

Redemption tells the story of Stan “Tookie” Williams, founder of the Crips L.A. street gang. Story follows his fall into gang-banging, his prison term, and his work writing children’s novels encouraging peace and anti-violence resolutions which earned him multiple Nobel Peace Prize nominations.

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Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story Directed by Vondie Curtis-Hall

Awards & Festivals

Independent Spirit Awards

2005 | 2 nominations including: Best Male Lead

Writers Guild of America

2005 | Nominee: Long Form - Original (Television)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2005 | Nominee: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

Golden Globes (USA)

2005 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television