Film Language Tag: backlighting
A highlighting technique that illuminates the person or object from behind, tending to silhouette the subject; sometimes called edgelighting.
32 Film Clips
Jessica (Jennifer Ehle) and Maya (Jessica Chastain) text back and forth. Jessica goes to meet a supposed double agent for Al-Qaeda but instead, the agent is a triple agent and sets off a suicide vest, killing 7 CIA operatives. Maya finds out about her friend's death and Thomas (Jeremy Strong) informs her of Abu Ahmed's death.
Civil Rights leader Kwame Ture (Corey Hawkins) recites a speech at a local rally hosted by the Black Student Union. Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) attends, going in undercover on behalf of the police as Philip Zimmerman (Adam Driver) and Jimmy Creek (Michael Buscemi) listen in. Ture speaks on the need to embrace Blackness and Black beauty, police brutality, opposition to the Vietnam war, and the fight for racial equality.
Jerome Turner (Harry Belafonte) recounts the lynching of Jesse Washington at a Civil Rights rally as it is cross cut with Philip Zimmerman's (Adam Driver) - posing as a white version of Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) - induction into the KKK. Turner describes in detail the murder and we go back and forth between this and David Duke's (Topher Grace) white nationalist speech. All the while, Stallworth is watching the induction ceremony happen from a window.
1 Series Clips
Councilman in the Shadows
"Orpheus Descending", The Killing: Season 1, Episode 13
Detective Sarah Linden (Mireille Enos) is caught in Councilman Darren Richmond (Billy Campbell)’s apartment. Richmond tells her about Orpheus, a man from Greek Mythology, in a tense encounter where Richmond finds out the detectives are on to him.