A Genocide Survivor is on the Hunt For The Truth in Trailer For Netflix's BLACK EARTH RISING

Netflix has released the first trailer for an intense-looking new limited series called Black Earth Rising. The story centers around a genocide survivor who is coping with what she went through and look for the truth behind the questions that she needs answering.

From London, to Paris to Rwanda, Black Earth Rising is a deeply personal journey about one woman’s persistent exploration to uncover her hidden past, at whatever the cost.

The film is described as “a contemporary thriller that follows the journey of Kate Ashby (Michaela Coel), a Rwandan orphaned by the genocide, raised in London by an adoptive mother and trying to discover the truth of her past. She is helped in her search by lawyer Michael Ennis (John Goodman). The series examines the West’s relationship with Africa, set in a world of prosecution of war crimes.”

The series was written and directed by Hugo Blick (The Honourable Woman, The Shadow Line) and it also stars Michaela Coel (Chewing Gum), John Goodman (The Conners), Harriet Walter (Patrick Melrose), Tamara Tunie (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit), and Noma Dumezweni (Electric Dreams).

Black Earth Rising will launch on Netflix on January 25, 2019.

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