Lily (Susan Sarandon) is terminally ill.
FBI informant William O'Neal infiltrates the Black Panther Party of Illinois with the task of keeping an eye on their charismatic leader, Chairman Fred Hampton.
Professional criminal O'Neal (LaKeith Stanfield) delights in deceiving not only the Black Panthers but also his contact, FBI Agent Roy Mitchell (Jesse Plemons). As his political influence grows, Hampton falls in love with fellow revolutionary Deborah Johnson (Dominique Fishback).
Meanwhile O'Neal grapples with his conscience. Will he side with the right side, or will he betray Hampton (Daniel Kaluuya) and the Black Panthers, as instructed by FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover (Martin Sheen)?
Judas and the Black Messiah is inspired by real events and was directed by Shaka King, making his studio feature film directing debut.
English spoken, Dutch subtitles