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Burning Sands (2017)

TV-MA | | Drama | 10 March 2017 (USA)
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Deep into Hell Week, a favored pledgee is torn between honoring his code of silence or standing up against the intensifying violence of underground hazing.

Director:

Gerard McMurray

Writers:

Christine T. Berg (as Christine Berg), Gerard McMurray
4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Trevor Jackson ... Zurich
Tosin Cole ... Frank
DeRon Horton ... Square
Alfre Woodard ... Professor Hughes
Steve Harris ... Dean Richardson
Trevante Rhodes ... Fernander
Serayah ... Angel
Rotimi ... Edwin
Octavius J. Johnson Octavius J. Johnson ... Ron
Mitchell Edwards ... Stephon
Malik Bazille Malik Bazille ... Dwight
Imani Hakim ... Rochon
Nafessa Williams ... Toya
Christian Robinson ... Big Cee
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Segun Akande ... Big Brother Malcolm
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Deep into Hell Week, a favored pledgee is torn between honoring his code of silence or standing up against the intensifying violence of underground hazing.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 March 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Código de Silêncio See more »

Filming Locations:

Petersburg, Virginia, USA See more »

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2.35 : 1
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While making this film, director Gerard McMurray drew from his own experiences of being hazed as a recruit for a black fraternity at university. See more »

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College Kids Must Watch
5 May 2017 | by cejjaySee all my reviews

Absolutely amazing. As a member of the Greek Life community at my university, it is truly horrifying to know that hazing this brutal occurs in fraternities. I advise high school graduates, college freshman, and all members of the Greek Life community to watch this film. I applaud Gerard McMurray and the cast for portraying an important message and amazing acting. This movie was outstanding, will leave you speechless and in tears.


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