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‘A BOY. A GIRL. A DREAM,’ STARRING OMARI HARDWICK, MEAGAN GOOD AND JAY ELLIS TO SCREEN AT THE SAN FRANCISCO FILM FESTIVAL APRIL 10 & 13TH

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Director Qasim Basir and producer Datari Turner to attend
(LOS ANGELES) – April 4, 2018 – Datari Turner Productions has announced that A Boy. A Girl. A Dream – the critically-acclaimed one-take film that premiered at Sundance in January – will screen at the 2018 San Francisco Film Festival (SFFILM) on Tuesday, April 10 at 6:00pm and
Friday, April 13 at 9:00pm.
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Qasim Basir

Director Qasim Basir and producerDatari Turner will attend on individual nights and participate in a Q&A talk-back (Turner on 4/10 and Basir on 4/13). Tickets can be purchased online here.

Starring Omari Hardwick (Starz’ “Power”), Meagan Good (Hulu’s upcoming “Foxy Brown”), Jay Ellis (HBO’s “Insecure”), and Kenya Barris (ABC’s “black-ish”)A Boy. A Girl. A Dream is set on the night of the 2016 Presidential election, when “Cass” (Hardwick), an L.A. club promoter, takes a thrilling and emotional journey with “Free” (Good), a Midwestern visitor. She challenges him to revisit his broken dreams – while he pushes her to discover hers.
Watch a clip from the film herehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlrZrGG1d8U
Written by Basir and Samantha Turner, A BOY. A GIRL. A DREAM was produced by Datari Turner through his Production Banner Datari Turner Productions. Executive producers on the film are Jash’d Kambui Belcher, Louis Steyn, TJ Steyn, Jamal Chilton, Tim Weatherspoon, Phil Thornton,Meagan Good, and Omari Hardwick. Follow the film on Instagram at @boygirldream_movie and Facebook.com/boygirldream.

The 2018 SFFILM Festival runs April 4-17 at venues throughout the Bay Area. Visit sffilm.org for more information.

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Season Premiere of GODFATHER OF HARLEM airs on Sunday, September 29th at 10:00 PM ET/PT on EPIX

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“By Whatever Means Necessary”

SEPTEMBER 29


Bumpy Johnson (Forest Whitaker) returns from Alcatraz after an eleven year absence to reunite with his family and reclaim his Harlem territory from Italian mob boss Vincent “Chin” Gigante (Vincent D’Onofrio). He finds an unlikely ally in his old friend Malcolm X.

GODFATHER OF HARLEM is inspired by the true story of infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson (Forest Whitaker), who in the early 1960s returned from eleven years in prison to find the neighborhood he once ruled in shambles. With the streets controlled by the Italian mob, Bumpy must take on the Genovese crime family to regain control. During the brutal battle, he forms an alliance with radical preacher Malcolm X (Nigél Thatch) – catching Malcolm’s political rise in the crosshairs of social upheaval and a mob war that threatens to tear the city apart. GODFATHER OF HARLEM is a collision of the criminal underworld and the civil rights movement during one of the most tumultuous times in American history. 

In addition to Oscar winner Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland) as star and executive producer and Nigél Thatch (Selma, American Dreams), cast members include Vincent D’Onofrio (Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Daredevil), lfenesh Hadera (She’s Gotta Have It, Baywatch), Paul Sorvino (Goodfellas), Chazz Palminteri (A Bronx Tale, Modern Family), Giancarlo Esposito (Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul), Lucy Fry (Bright, Vampire Academy), Kelvin Harrison Jr. (It Comes at Night, Mudbound) and Antoinette Crowe-Legacy.

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