• Garrett Bradley
  • United States
  • 2020
  • 81 min
  • Dutch Premiere
  • Best of Fests

Desperation drove Sibil and Rob Richardson to rob a bank in 1997, not far from a location where Bonnie and Clyde once operated. It earned them the dubious nickname “the Black Bonnie and Clyde.” The loot amounted to a little more than five thousand dollars. Sibil got five years in prison, but Rob was sentenced to sixty years. When she was released after three years, Sibil did more than hold her own. She raised her six sons alone, and as Fox Rich she developed into a successful entrepreneur, rhetorical powerhouse and spokesperson for the Black community.

Fragments from her past and present are combined to produce the epic yet intimate testimony of a woman on a mission. She continued to fight against the judicial system: every year she tried in vain to have her husband released early. Lively home videos show her sons growing up to be intelligent young adults, despite the absence of their father. Sometimes Sibil’s doubts and anger are almost tangible, but the central theme is always her all-encompassing love for her family.


  • 81 min
  • black and white
  • DCP
  • Spoken languages: English
Garrett Bradley
Lauren Domino, Kellen Quinn, Garrett Bradley
Executive producer
Laurene Powell Jobs, Davis Guggenheim, Nicole Stott for Passion Pictures, Rahdi Taylor for Sundance, Kathleen Lingo for New York Times
Zac Manuel, Justin Zweifach, Nisa East
Gabriel Rhodes

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Dutch Premiere
Best of Fests

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