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 of his peers. When a friend promises to triple those savings, Jaleel goes against his better judgment and says yes. The added money will let Jaleel realize his goal of opening a gym in the new town—a dream inspired by his father.  The film was produced by NFL running back, Marshawn Lynch.  Source(s):  abff.com; The Wrap.

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