'LA92' Submerges Its Audience Into the Violent Aftermath of Institutional Racism

'LA92' Submerges Its Audience Into the Violent Aftermath of Institutional Racism

By Argun Ulgen

Oscar winners Dan Lindsay and TJ Martin's gamble on making the audience’s eyes do most of the work pays off with a feeling of heightened emotional distress and urgency. 22 Apr 2017 // 8:59 AM

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