Release Date: 6/16/17 – American Black Film Festival
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 two Korean American brothers that run their late father’s shoe store in a predominantly African American community of Los Angeles. These two brothers strike up a unique and unlikely friendship with an 11-year-old African American girl, Kamilla (Baker). As Daniel dreams of becoming a recording artist and Eli struggles to keep the store afloat, racial tensions build to a breaking point in L.A. as the “infamous” L.A. Riots break out. Source: abff.com.