Set in 1970s Detroit, this coming-of-age tale tells the story of Bruce Lee obsessed Augustus. The product of a broken home and being raised by his single mom, he is once again the new kid at the new school. It is at Frederick Douglass Jr. High School that he falls in with a group of boys known collectively as “Curtis and them” and falls in unrequited love with a “fast” girl named Teresa. She proves to be far faster than his adolescent mind could have imagined.
ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT: THE SAM COOKE STORY
This rock and roll biopic tells the story of soul singer Sam Cooke. It follows his journey from his humble beginnings in pre World War II Southside Chicago, to his place as the teen heartthrob of the gospel music circuit, to his meteoric rise in popular music and, ultimately, to his shocking shooting death on the floor of a seedy Los Angeles motel.
This dark comedy tells the story of Axel Watts, a virtuoso bass guitarist, who wants so desperately to earn a spot in the band of a hot R&B duo that he goes to the most extreme measures to eliminate his competition.
THE BALLAD OF TOMMY AND WILLIE
This depression era road comedy tells just one story of The Great Migration of African Americans from the Jim Crow agricultural south to the freedom’s of the industrial north. Brothers-in-law, Tommy and Willie risk it all to get from Kosciuesko to Detroit for the promise of jobs at the upstart Ford Motor Comp’ny.
Action story of former Navy Seal, Lon Witherspoon, who is marking time as an LA limo driver when he becomes the prime suspect in the disappearance of his rockstar client’s niece. He must battle the police and maintain his freedom long enough to find the girl and clear his name.
BUCK AND SHUFFLE
The story of comic performer, Amos Washington, who is plucked from Vaudevillian obscurity to international movie stardom in a series of demeaning roles in 1930s Hollywood.