WATCH: Lifetime Releases Trailer for ‘Flint’ Starring Jill Scott & Queen Latifah

Lifetime has just released the trailer for upcoming original movie Flint, which revolves around the water crisis faced by the residents of Flint, Michigan.

The film follows the story of four women on their own quests to prove that the government is lying about the quality of water being provided to the people of Flint. “There’s absolutely nothing to worry about,” an official says during the trailer, but the women in the film simply aren’t going to stand for it.

Flint is based on a true story, and most of the film’s leads play real people known for their activism during the Flint Water Crisis. Queen Latifah, who also worked as an executive producer on the project, plays the only fictional lead, Flint resident Iza Banks, in the film. Her co-stars, Betsy Brandt, Jill Scott, and Marin Ireland all play real women who are still advocating for Flint today. And real Flint resident Melissa Mays (played by Ireland in the film) has been helping promote the movie since the summer of 2017. In July, Mays joined Scott, Brandt, and Ireland to promote the film at the Television Critics’ Association press tour, where she offered bottles of Flint tap water to members of the press.

While the trailer looks solid; however, it’s important to note that the water crisis, for Flint, still isn’t over. The affects of the crisis will be felt for lifetimes, due to lead poisoning, diseases, and other long-term issues, not to mention the fact that clean water still is in short supply there.

The film airs on Saturday, October 28, on Lifetime.

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