Spike Lee releases his highly anticipated and controversial film Chi-Raq today with an all-star cast that includes Teyonah Parris, Nick Cannon, Wesley Snipes, Angela Bassett, Samuel L. Jackson, Jennifer Hudson and more. The movie highlights the unfortunate ongoing gang violence in Chicago by using the ancient Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes to tell the compelling story. Chi-Raq is in selected theaters nationwide.

If you haven’t seen the trailer yet, watch it below.

CHI-RAQ Trailer from 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks on Vimeo.