A Boy.  A Girl. A Dream.

Release Date:  (2018)
Genre:  Romance
Rating:  NR
Director:  Qasim Basir
Studio(s):   Datari Turner Productions, Samuel Goldwyn Films
Running time:  89 mins.
Cast: Omari Hardwick (Cass), Meagan Good (Free), Jay Ellis, Dijon Talton (Naqeeb)

Story:  On the night of the 2016 Presidential election, Cass, an L.A. club promoter, meets Frida, a beautiful and spirited Midwestern visitor dealing with a difficult breakup. She challenges him to revisit his broken dreams – while he pushes her to discover hers. Nothing will ever be the same again.  Source:  ABFF official site.

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Like Cotton Twines

Like Cotton Twines stillRelease Date:   6/2/16; L. A. Film Festival
Genre:  Drama
Rating:  NR
Running Time:  96 mins.
Director:  Leila Djansi
Studio:   Turning Point Pictures

Cast Jay Ellis (Micha Brown), Miranda Bailey (Allison Dean), Ophelia Klenam Dzidzornu (Tuigi), Yvonne Okoro (Sarah), David Dontoh (Father Baani), Luckei E. Lawson (Ajovi).

Story:  Micah, an American volunteer who takes a teaching job in a remote Ghanaian village, has great expectations for his mother’s homeland.  He is enthusiastic and eager to help his students fulfill their potential, especially Tuigi, a bright 13-year-old girl. But Tuigi’s family must atone for a deadly accident committed by her father and, according to religious custom, Tuigi must abandon her education and be offered as a sex slave.  Clinging to his Western moral senses, Micah pits himself in a battle against tribal culture and the state.  Source:  L. A. Film Festival.

My Favorite Five

Release Date 1/6/15
Genre:  Romance
Rating:  Unknown
Running Time: Unknown
Studio: Overflow Entertainment, Silver Lining Entertainment, Cassiopeia Productions
Director: Paul D. Hannah

Cast: Rochelle Aytes (Hailey Colburn), Brian White (Christopher Michaels), DeRay Davis (Sans), Erica Hubbard (Sybil), Jay Ellis (Jonathan Colburn), John West, Jr. (Darnell Raye), Steven Williams (Robert Colburn), Valarie Pettiford (Pamela Colburn), Jillian Murray (Shelly), Quinton Aaron (T.I.), Angeline-Rose Troy (Rebecca), Leonard Roberts (Matthew), Elimu Nelson (Peter), Amin Joseph (Jamison).

Story: Hailey is a self-proclaimed serial dater who has no interest in marriage, kids or a picket fence. Hailey does however enjoy the company of men, five to be exact. She believes no one man can possess all five of her most coveted qualities. She works as a recovery specialist for a glorified corporate collection agency that specializes in the “million dollar debtor”. Hailey’s methods are scandalous, but gets the job done. Soon Hailey meets Christopher, her next mark, who has sworn off women and has no interest in her. As the five falls from the flock one by one, Hailey has to cross lines to get the one man who has it all. Source: IMDB.