American Skin is a 2019 American drama film written and directed by Nate Parker. It stars Parker, Omari Hardwick, Theo Rossi, Shane Paul McGhie, Milauna Jackson and Beau Knapp, and follows a Marine veteran who works as a school janitor that takes matters into his own hands after his son is killed by a police officer.
The film had its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival on September 1, 2019, and was released in the United States on January 15, 2021, by Vertical Entertainment. It received mixed reviews from critics.
A Marine veteran working as a school janitor tries to mend his relationship with his son after a divorce. When his son is killed by a police officer found innocent without standing trial, he takes matters into his own hands.