Release Date: 11/20/18/18 & 11/21/18; BET Her (Original Release Year: 2016)
Director: Christopher Nolen
Studio(s): Nferno Productions LLC
Cast: Jazsmin Lewis (Sunday Hughes), Trae Ireland (Bryson Hughes), Brad James (Owen Cotton), Aaron D. Spears (Langston Simms), Noree Victoria (Harmony Simms), Christopher Nolen (Chris Barber), Harry Lennix (God).
Story: For The Love of Christmas follows Bryson, a devoted husband with a strong desire to have children, and Sunday, a once loving wife, who at some point has lost touch with peace, love and the gift of giving. But when a homeless family appears on their doorstep, bearing nothing but the true meaning of love, Sunday’s heart is reacquainted with the vows that once held their marriage together. Source: Black Film.
Release Date: 10/12/18; In Theaters
Director: Jean-Claude La Marre
Studio(s): Nu-Lite Entertainment, Patriot Pictures.
Cast: Robert Ri’chard (Darrin), Dawn Richard (Joyce), Vivica Fox (Dana), Gary Dourdan (Anthony),Jazsmin Lewis (Colette), Obba Babatundé (Mr. Bernard), Darrin Dewitt Henson (Bradley), Jean-Claude La Marre (Dr. Richardson), Freda Payne (Mrs. Bernard),
Story: Set in the affluent community of Buckhead, Atlanta, the story follows Dr. Joyce Richardson, a talented, yet introverted surgeon at Sinai Hospital, who is struggling with the fact that she is still single despite all her professional successes. Joyce’s strict Christian upbringing is a constant source of internal conflict for her, and limits the men she dates. However, upon a chance encounter with handsome Investor Darrin Wethington, Joyce immediately begins a whirlwind romance with the wealthy businessman and entrepreneur. It isn’t long before Joyce begins to explore her own sexual fantasies, and convinces Darrin to join her in S&M sex. This leads them into further and further exploration into this world, which is traditionally considered taboo in the conservative and upscale black community of Buckhead. Source: Shadow & Act.
Release Date: 4/25/15 (Las Vegas Black Film Festival)
Studio(s): BCB Records & Productions, T Ford Model Productions
Running Time: 115 mins.
Director: Thomas Mikal Ford
Cast: Jazsmin Lewis (Gabriele Winters), Thomas Mikal Ford (Jordan Winters), Bria L. Murphy (Asia), Viviane Brazile (Vivienne), Miguel A. Nunez, Jr. (Daryl), Mark Christopher Lawrence (Rich), Carl Anthony Payne, II (Mark), Dorien Wilson (Samson), Karen Malina White (Gabriele’s mother).
Story: This thrilling story about love, betrayal and forgiveness, centers on Gabriele Winters, a successful no nonsense Deputy District Attorney, with an adoring and equally as successful husband (Jordan) and beautiful college age daughter (Asia). One day a case lands on her desk that threatens to expose a secret she has kept hidden for years. Could Donte, the alleged graffiti artist she is now prosecuting, be the SECRET that has haunted her for years? In her quest to find out the truth about Donte and yet maintain her secret, Gabriel begins breaking all the rules and her life is spiraling out of control; Jordan is disturbed by his wife’s unusual behavior and now believes that Gabriel is involved with another man. Gabriel is further pushed to the limits when Donte begins dating her daughter, Asia! Gabriel is forced to solve this mystery before this lie will destroy her marriage, life and job. This fact-finding, soul-stirring journey Gabriel now finds herself on, poses a conflict of interest not only in her professional life, but more importantly in her personal life. After peeling back years of hurt, pain and secrets, Gabriel discovers the importance of forgiveness and unconditional love. Source(s): coithemovie.com (official site), IMDB.