A Cops and Robbers Story

Film phase:Completed


Corey Pegues, one of the highest ranking black executives in the NYPD, reveals a few months after retirement that before joining the NYPD he worked the streets dealing crack cocaine for one of the most notorious drug gangs in the US, the Supreme Team. To many he is either a perp in cop costume or a criminal turned hero. But who is the real Corey Pegues?

 A Cops and Robbers Story participated in the 2018 (Egg)celerator Lab


Ilinca Calugareanu looks at the camera and covers her face with her hands. Portrait in black and white.Ilinca Calugareanu is a UK-based Romanian director. Her debut documentary feature, Chuck Norris vs Communism, premiered at Sundance 2015. With a background in anthropology, Ilinca has a skill and passion for melding fiction and documentary into beautiful films. Her credits include VHS vs. Communism (2014, New York Times Op-Docs) and Erica: Man Made (2017, Guardian Documentaries). She is in production with her second feature doc, A Cops and Robbers Story, and she is the 2018 Sundance Institute|National Geographic Documentary Films Further Filmmaker Fellow.