When Financial Director Femi Jackson (Brandon Victor Dixon) for One USA, a democratic super PAC (political action committee) to elect presidential candidate Harold Roundtree (Orlando Jones), discovers patterns in donations he enlists the help of investment blogger Ira Goldstein (Thomas Sadoski) to dig deeper. Together they uncover a conspiracy and while new seasoned Deputy Executive Director Fred Fowlkes (Michael J. Harney) wants to act, head of One USA Agatha Frost (Amy Sloan) is hesitant. Meanwhile talk show host Ron Holt (William Fichtner) drills Roundtree on campaign finance reform, Citizens United, and the collapse of City District Bank where Roundtree was CEO. Femi and Ira follow the campaign money trail back to its nefarious origins and race to uncover the truth before the presidential primaries.
Eromose returns to Tribeca Festival after his acclaimed Legacy (2010) with a timely political conspiracy thriller. Executive Produced by radio host and media mogul Charlamagne Tha God, 88 captures the cultural zeitgeist of government mistrust and institutional racism with a compelling story fraught with suspense and intrigue.--Judd Taylor
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Eromose spent his childhood in Nigeria and England before studying at Columbia University, New York. His first feature film Legacy premiered at the 2010 Tribeca Festival and his short film Nostradamus premiered at the 2015 Tribeca Festival. Eromose writes, directs, produces and edits his films. He is also a coder and software developer.