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A .45 at 50th

Shorts in Competition: Documentary

New York Premiere

USA | 11 MINUTES | English |

A .45 AT 50TH


Long before his career as an actor would bring him international recognition, James Cromwell used his talent and passion to help fight the battles of the civil rights movement. In this short documentary, James relives his experience with the Black Panther Party, one of the central events that would influence his worldview for the rest of his life.


Directed by Joshua Bell, John Cromwell, John Cromwell, and Joshua Bell

Joshua Bell strives to create soulful and substantive content across mediums under the production entity John Cromwell is a director and actor who will appear in three independent feature films shooting in Minneapolis this summer.
Director of Photography
August Thurmer
David Hopper
John Cromwell
August Thurmer, John Cromwell
Primary Cast
James Cromwell, John Cromwell, Alfred Adderly, Maya Rubin, Gary Private, Jenni Melear
Joshua Bell, John Cromwell
Joshua Bell