Canal Street (2018)


Canal Street (2018)

After being arrested for the murder of a white classmate, a young black man's father fights in court for his son's vindication. Against all odds, they embrace their undying trust in each other and find faith in God.
IMDb   4.6 /10
TheMovieDb    7.5 /10
Director Rhyan LaMarr
Writer Adam Key
Writer Jon Knitter
Writer Rhyan LaMarr
Release Date2019-01-18
Runtime1h 29mins
GenreDrama, Thriller
Content RatingPG-13 (PG-13)
CompanyRed Guerilla Productions, NYC Films, BondIt Media Capital
Brian Sudermill
DJ Terrance Palmer
Marge Sudermill
Officer Hank Chu
Ronald Morgan
Detective Mike Watts
Pastor Sam Billings
Prosecutor A.J Canton
Bill Sudermill
Amari Crawford

Canal Street (film)

Canal Street is a 2018 American drama thriller film directed by Rhyan LaMarr. The film was distributed by Smith Global Media and opened over Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend. It was filmed in Chicago. Canal Street was screened at the American Black Film Festival. The high school shown at the 17:50 point of the movie is McKinley Tech High School in Washington, DC.


Kholi Styles, a young black teenager, is wrongfully accused of the murder of his white classmate from Winnetka. His father, Jackie Styles, is an up-and-coming lawyer who goes to court to fight for his son's innocence.


  • Bryshere Y. Gray as Kholi
  • Lance Reddick as Jerry Shaw
  • Michael Beach as Ronald Morgan
  • Jamie Hector as Pastor Sam Billings
  • Mykelti Williamson as Jackie Styles
  • Jon Seda as Detective Mike Watts
  • Will Yun Lee as Officer Hank Chu
  • Harry Lennix as DJ Terrance Palmer
  • Mekhi Phifer as Prosecutor A.J. Canton
  • Reed Shannon as Joe
  • Jacqueline Pinol as China
  • William R. Moses as Bill Sudermill
  • Nora Dunn as Marge Sudermill
  • Tawny Newsome as Kai
  • Yancey Arias as DJ Wado
  • LaRoyce Hawkins as Amari Crawford
  • Kevin Quinn as Brian Sudermill
  • Lyric Ross as Tameka
  • DeVon Franklin as The Key Note
  • Juani Feliz as Zoey Swanson
  • Woody McClain as MayMay