Green Book

Release Date:  11/21/18; In Theaters Genre:  Drama Rating:  PG-13 Director:  Peter Farrelly Studio(s):  Innisfree Pictures, Participant Media, Wessler Entertainment, Universal Pictures Running Time:  Unknown Cast:  Mahershala Ali (Don Shirley), Viggo Mortensen (Tony Lip). Story:   The film, which is based on a true story, stars Academy Award winner Mahershala Ali as Dr. Don Shirley, a world-class…

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Roxanne Roxanne

Release Date:  3/23/18; Netflix (2017 – original release date) Genre:  Drama/Biography Rating:  NR Running Time:  100 mins. Director:  Michael Larnell Studio(s):   Forest Whitaker’s Significant Productions, IamOTHER Entertainment, Neon. Cast:  Chanté Adams (Roxanne Shanté), Mahershala Ali (Cross), Nia Long (Ms. Peggy Gooden), Elvis Nolasco (Ray), Jermel Howard (Roland), Eden Duncan-Smith (Latifa), Tonye Patano (Ms. Denise), Sean Ringgold…

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Moonlight

Release Date:  10/21/16; In Theaters Genre:   Drama Rating:  NR Running Time:  110 mins. Director:  Barry Jenkins Studio:   A24, Plan B Entertainment Cast:  Trevante Rhodes (Black), Mahershala Ali (Juan), Naomie Harris (Paula), André Holland (Kevin), Janelle Monáe (Teresa). Story:  The story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his…

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Kicks

Release Date:  9/9/16 Genre:  Drama Rating:  R Running Time:  80 mins. Director:   Justin Tipping Studio:   Focus World Cast:  Jahking Guillory (Brandon), Mahershala Ali (Marlon), Kofi Siriboe (Flaco), Christopher Jordan Wallace (Albert), Christopher Meyer (Rico). Story:   When his hard-earned kicks get snatched by a local hood, fifteen-year old Brandon and his two best friends go on…

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The Free State of Jones

Release Date: 5/13/16 (In Theaters) Genre:  Drama/Historical Rating:  Unknown Running Time:  Unknown Studios:  Larger Than Life Productions, Route One Films, Vendian Entertainment, STX Entertainment, Showtime Networks. Director: Gary Ross Cast:  Matthew McConaughey (Newton Knight), Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Rachel), Keri Russell (Serena Knight), Mahershala Ali (Moses Washington). Details:  The plot is based on the true story of Newton…

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Supremacy

Release Date:  1/30/15 (VOD, Theaters; Original Release Date: 6/12/14-Los Angeles Film Festival) Genre: Drama Rating:  NR Running Time: 106 mins. Studio: Hidden Empire Film Group; Media House Capital Director: Deon Taylor Cast:  Danny Glover (Mr. Walker), Joe Anderson (Garrett Tully), Anson Mount (Sobecki), Derek Luke (Raymond), Evan Ross (Anthony), Lela Rochon (Odessa), Dawn Olivieri (Doreen), Mahershala Ali…

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