Dayveon

dayveon-stillRelease Date:   1/19/17; Sundance Film Festival
Genre:  Drama
Rating:  NR
Running Time:  75 mins.
Director:  Amman Abbasi
Studio:   Mama Bear Studios, Muskat Filmed Properties, Rough House Pictures, Salem Street Entertainment, Symbolic Exchange.

Cast:  Devin Blackmon (Dayveon), Dontrell Bright (Brian), Lachion Buckingham (Mook), Kordell Johnson (Brayden), Chasity Moore (Kim), Marquell Manning (Country).

Story:  In the wake of his big brother’s violent death, 13-year-old Dayveon (Devin Blackmon) struggles to find his way in an economically depressed Arkansas town. With no parents and few role models around, Dayveon is soon torn between the lure of a local gang and the friendship of his sister’s boyfriend, who reluctantly acts as a father figure.  Source:  Sundance.org.

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