Gook

Release Date:   6/16/17 – American Black Film Festival Genre:  Drama Black & White Running Time:  94 mins. Director:   Justin Chon Studio:  Datari Turner Productions, Birthday Soup Films, Fishbowl Studios, The Foxtrout Studios, Tunnel Post Cast:  Simone Baker (Kamilla), Justin Chon (Eli), Curtiss Cook, Jr. (Keith), David So (Daniel) Story:  Eli (Chon) and Daniel (So) are…

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Love By Chance

Release Date:    6/17/17 – American Black Film Festival Genre:  Romance/Comedy Running Time:  106 mins. Director:  Samad Davis Cast:  Altovise Lawrence, Atandwa Kani, Terri J. Vaughn, Clifton Powell, E. Roger Mitchell, Lil Zane, Carl Anthony Payne II, Desi Banks. Story:  Two aspiring actors from South Africa who are independently in America trying to crack into an…

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Naked

Release Date:  8/11/17; Netflix Genre:  Comedy Rating:  NR Running Time:  Unknown Director:  Michael Tiddes Studio:  Wayans Alvarez Productions, Netflix Cast: Marlon Wayans, Regina Hall, Dennis Haysbert, Reginald Swope, Loretta Devine, Neil Brown, Jr., Dave Sheridan, Cory Hardrict, Jwaundace Candece. Story:  Rob Anderson (Wayans) is all set to marry the girl of his dreams (Hall), but…

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Downsized

Release Date:   2017 Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Running Time:  84 mins. Director:  Rhonda Baraka Cast:  Boris Kodjoe (Michael), Nicole Ari Parker (Ebony). Story:  Ebony and Michael were forced into a modern “shotgun” wedding after becoming teenage parents, putting their personal goals on hold in order to support their family. The two high school sweethearts manage…

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Bruce!!!

Release Date:  6/15/17; American Black Film Festival Genre:  Comedy Rating:  NR Running Time:  102 mins. Director:  Eden Marryshow Studio:   Pope 3 Enterprises Cast:  Eden Marryshow (Bruce), Jade Eshete (Kerri), Mallory Sparks (Amanda), Jason Tottenham (Greg), Nancy Sun (Vanessa), Celestine Rae (Whitney), Mlé Chester (Keira). Story:  Bruce is an asshole. He’s shitty to everyone, until he falls…

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A Hundred Blocks

Release Date:   6/15/17; American Black Film Festival Genre:  Drama Rating:  Unknown Running Time:  87 mins Black & White Director:  Diaunte Thompson Cast:  David A. Green, Robert D. Jordan, JaMaurae Birden, Tina Gilton Story:  Jaleel finally has enough cash saved up to leave Oakland and avoid the violent fate of his father, along with so many…

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