Blackout is a 2007 American film about the Northeast Blackout of 2003 in New York City. The film is written and directed by Jerry Lamothe, and it stars Jeffrey Wright, Zoe Saldana, Prodigy, Michael B. Jordan, and LaTanya Richardson. The film premiered at the 2007 Zurich Film Festival. It debuted on BET on February 1, 2008. It was released to DVD on February 4, 2008. The film was also screened at the Tribeca Film Festival.


Blackout is about the events that take place for two days in the summer, when a forgotten Brooklyn neighborhood experiences blackout during the blackout of 2003. It is based on true incidents.

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    director Jerry LaMothe
    editor Tina Pacheco
    musicBy Reinhold Heil
    producer Judith Aidoo Nora Aidoo