First screened in September 2014
Director: Alton Glass. Cast: Keith Robinson, Richard T. Jones, Sammi Rotibi, Antwon Tanner, Harry Lennix, Julie Garibaldi, Kevin Welbeck, Greg Davis Jr., Quentin Miles, Brandon Sims, Dean Scofield, Alison Eastwood, Leon Morenzie, Cheryl Francis Harrington, Melissa De Sousa. Screenplay: Alton Glass and Oliver W. Ottley III. Twitter Capsule:
Unfolds as a Joy Luck Club for African American guys. Worthy intent. Actors try. Still, manifestly limited technique.
Even if you feel acutely the dearth of narrative films driven by black male characters and relationships, this one is too clunky to satisfyingly fill that gap.