Released Date
April 5, 2019
Distributor
Greenwich Entertainment
Genre
Drama
Rating
PG-13
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$573,503 + $71,237 = $644,740
48

Gabrielle Union

as Rebecca Parks

63

Alec Baldwin

as Detective Bill Ramstead

35

Ki Hong Lee

as Chip

52

Christian Slater

as Josh Davis

59

Emilio Estevez

as Stuart Goodson

37

Taylor Schilling

as Angela

36

Jena Malone

as Myra

1966-2021

Michael Kenneth Williams

as Jackson

55

Jeffrey Wright

as Mr. Anderson

50

Jacob Vargas

as Ernesto

49

Richard T Jones

as Chief Edwards

About The Public

An act of civil disobedience turns into a standoff with police when homeless people in Cincinnati take over the public library to seek shelter from the bitter cold.

About

A standoff with the police takes place when a group of homeless people in Cincinnati seek shelter from the bitter cold in a public library. The film was written, directed and produced by Emilio Estevez who also starred in the film.

Trivia

Its official world premiere was at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival, however, it held its first screening as the opening night selection at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Actors Michael Kenneth Williams and Jeffrey Wright were both featured in the HBO series Boardwalk Empire.