The Royal

Showings

Alice Gill-Sheldon Theatre Fri, Jul 15 6:30 PM
Alice Gill-Sheldon Theatre Sat, Jul 16 6:30 PM
Alice Gill-Sheldon Theatre Sun, Jul 17 6:30 PM
Mary D. Fisher Theatre Tue, Jul 19 4:00 PM
Alice Gill-Sheldon Theatre Wed, Jul 20 3:30 PM
Alice Gill-Sheldon Theatre Thu, Jul 21 3:30 PM
Film Info
Event Type:Narrative Feature
Release Year:2022
Run Time:98 minutes
Production Country:United States
Original Language:English
Trailer:https://youtu.be/_6D9s4BfV-8
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Marcel Sarmiento
Cast:Amin Joseph
Nic Bishop
Dallas Young
LisaRaye McCoy

Description

“The Royal” is based on the powerful and inspiring true story of Willie Mays Aikens.


The promising career of Kansas City Royals slugger Willie Mays Aikens quickly turns disastrous because of drug addiction. Sentenced to prison, Aikens seeks redemption with his estranged family, friends and ultimately with himself.


Faith and family helped baseball legend Aikens survive his historically unjust incarceration, but he quickly finds upon his release that faith and family — and addiction and fame — are still as hard as hitting a curveball.


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