The SubjectÂ follows Phil Waterhouse, a successful white documentary filmmaker as he deals with the fallout from his last film, which caught the murder of a Black teen on tape. While working on his newest documentary project for a major TV network, someone films Philâ€™s every more, threatening his idyllic life.
The SubjectÂ marksÂ Lanie Zipoyâ€˜s feature film directorial debut. The film starsÂ Jason BiggsÂ (Orange Is The New Black,Â American Pie), Emmy nomineeÂ Aunjanue EllisÂ (If Beale Street Could Talk,Â The Clark Sisters),Â Anabelle AcostaÂ (Ballers,Â Quantico),Â Carra PattersonÂ (Straight Outta Compton, Broadwayâ€™sÂ Jitney),Â Nile BullockÂ (Chicago Med,Â Orange Is The New Black) andÂ Caleb EberhardtÂ (Black Christmas,Â Betty). The script is byÂ Chisa Hutchinson.