Tish (KiKi Layne) and Fonny (Stephan James), who live in Harlem, New York, become engaged. Soon after, she discovers she's pregnant with their first child. However, Fonny is set up by a racist police officer and falsely accused of rape.
Tish rushes to clear his name before their baby is born.
Based on the novel of the same name by James Baldwin. Canadian Connection: Stephan James was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario.