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 is a participant of the 2018 Accelerator Lab.
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
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.