Concrete Cowboy

Release Date:  September 2020; Toronto International Film Festival Genre:  Drama/Based On A True Story Rating:  NR Director:  Ricky Staub Studio(s):  Green Door Pictures, Lee Daniels Entertainment, Neighborhood Film Co., Tucker Tooley Entertainment Running Time:  Unknown Cast:  Idris Elba (Harp), Caleb McLaughlin (Cole), Jharrel Jerome, Lorraine Toussaint, Byron Bowers, Method Man (Leroy). Story:  In this drama inspired…

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Fast Color

Release Date:  3/29/19; In Theaters Genre:  Drama/Sci-Fi Rating:  PG-13 Director:  Julia Hart Studio(s):   LD Entertainment, Original Headquarters, Codeblack Films Running Time:  100 mins. Cast:  Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Ruth), Saniyya Sidney (Lila), David Strathairn (Ellis), Lorraine Toussaint (Bo), Christopher Denham (Bill) Story:   Fast Color stars Mbatha-Raw as a woman who comes into her own after discovering she…

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Sprinter

Release Date:  6/13/18 – 6/17/18; American Black Film Festival Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Director:  Storm Saulter Studio(s):   Mental Telepathy Pictures, MBG Entertainment, Flipped Out Entertainment, Overbrook Entertainment. Running time:  112 mins. Cast:  Dale Elliott (Akeem Sharp), David Alan Grier (Coach Miller), Lorraine Toussaint (Donna), Bryshere Y. Gray (Marcus Brick). Story:   A Jamaican teen, burdened by an…

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Coco

Release Date:  3/11/16 (In Theaters; Limited) Genre:   Drama Rating: NR Running Time:  Unknown Studio(s):  Codeblack Films, Lionsgate, Spoken Productions. Director:  RZA Cast:  Common (Coltrane), Azealia Banks (Coco), John David Washington (Mahlik), Hana Mae Lee (Julie), Lorraine Toussaint (Nichelle), Jill Scott (Professor Dixon). Story:  Coco (Azealia Banks) dreams of pursuing a hip-hop career, but is persuaded by…

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Runaway Island

a/k/a Island in the Sun Release Date:  6/12/15 (American Black Film Festival); 7/25/15 (TV One) Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Running Time:  85 mins. Studio(s):  G.R. Entertainment Group, Island in the Sun, TV One. Director:  Dianne Houston Cast:  Lorraine Toussaint (Naomi Holloway), Erica Tazel (Vonda Hines), Aisha Hinds (Lara Cook-Nordholm), Leon Thomas III (Evan Holloway), Tom…

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Middle of Nowhere

Release Date:  1/13/15 (DVD, Digital HD, On Demand); 10/12/12 (Theatrical Release, limited) Genre:  Drama Rating:  R Running Time:  97 mins. Studio:  Forward Movement,  Lionsgate Home Entertainment and Code Black Films Director:  Ava DuVernay Cast:  Emayatzy Corinealdi ((Ruby) Omari Hardwick (Derek), Edwina Findley (Rosie), Lorraine Toussaint (Ruth), David Oyelowo (Brian), Sharon Lawrence (Fraine), Maya Gilbert (Gina).…

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