The Banker (Biography/Drama)

Movie Info:

The Banker tells the true story of Bernard Garrett, an African American businessman who amassed significant wealth in Los Angeles during the 1960s. Facing blatant racism from banks unwilling to lend to Black entrepreneurs, Garrett and his partner, Joe Morris, devised an ingenious plan. They recruited a white man, Matt Steiner, to act as the face of their business, securing loans and properties that would have been otherwise inaccessible. As their empire grows, Garrett grapples with the complexities of navigating a white-dominated world while advocating for economic empowerment in his community. The Banker is a powerful story of resilience, determination, and the fight for racial equality.