Jay Z’s Trayvon Martin Documentary Has A New Trailer And A Release Date

Paramount Network has released the first full-length trailer for its upcoming six-part documentary, Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story, executive produced by Trayvon Martin’s parents and Jay-Z. The series is scheduled to be released on July 30th.

The documentary reportedly adapts two books written about Martin’s fatal shooting in 2012 by neighborhood watch George Zimmerman. Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin is a memoir by Martin’s parents, while attorney Lisa Bloom’s Suspicion Nation details Zimmerman’s trial and eventual acquittal.

The trailer features interviews with Martin’s family audio of the aftermath the night of Martin’s murder. The documentary also features footage of the protest movement that swept the nation in the wake of Martin’s murder. The documentary looks to take a wide view of Trayvon’s story, sparing time for his political impact while maintaining focus on his life.

The doc debuted in April at Tribeca Film Festival in New York. It’s the second major Jay Z produced series investigating the criminal justice system in as many years, following the pre-trial detention-focused TIME: The Kalief Browder Story, which debuted last year at Sundance.

Rise in Power will be available to watch on the Paramount Network July 30th. Here’s the trailer below.

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