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Exclusive: Adam Leon's 'Gimme the Loot' SXSW Teaser Trailer Debut

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February 13, 2012

Gimme the Loot Trailer

"Do what you gotta do to make that shit happen!" We are exclusively debuting the first SXSW promo teaser trailer for Adam Leon's Gimme the Loot, a new narrative feature premiering at the SXSW Film Festival next month. The film stars newcomers Tashiana Washington, Ty Hickson, Meeko, Zoe Lescaze, Sam Soghor and is about two determined Bronx teens who "must hustle, steal, and scheme" and try their hardest to become the "biggest writers in the City." This looks quite impressive, I highly suggest seeing it if you're at SXSW in March. It looks like Leon has captured New York exquisitely. Check out the first teaser trailer here!

Watch the first SXSW teaser trailer for Adam Leon's Gimme the Loot, debuted on FirstShowing:

When Malcolm and Sofia’s latest graffiti masterpiece is buffed by a rival gang, the two determined Bronx teens must hustle, steal, and scheme to get spectacular revenge and become the biggest writers in the City.

Gimme the Loot is written and directed by New York filmmaker Adam Leon, making his feature debut after the short Killer previously. This is premiering at the SXSW Film Festival down in Austin next month in the Narrative Feature Competition category. This was filmed in and around Brooklyn and New York City. For more updates, visit the official website or their Facebook page, or follow @gimmethelootnow. Look good?

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  • http://twitter.com/A5J4DX A5J4DX
    doesnt look half bad
  • nick
    one of the few black movies that doesn't involve tyler perry. "one giant leap for mankind"
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQoJo81lujk Crapola
      Why is it a 'black' movie? Because it features black people as the lead? So most films are 'white' movies? Graffiti writers today are mainly 'white' and middle class by most standards.
      • docfu
        "Graffiti writers today are mainly 'white' and middle class by most standards" 1. you're obviously not a writer.  2. Cope is legendary aight. A legendary snitch.
    • redskulllives
       nick go swallow some dick
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQoJo81lujk Crapola
    Next they'll be selling canvas's or something. They'll never be as all city as Cope. He's a true legend.
  • Iamnatsirt
    Reminds me of Biggie's song, "Gimme the loot." Good song.
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQoJo81lujk Crapola
    I reckon if they made a film about these guys it might be funnier and weirder: http://tinyvices.com/gallery/dash-snow
  • anon
    song anyone???  awesome track!  can't seem to find any information for...
    • sslim
      It's called Hood Celebrity and it's off a mixtape by Paper Route Gangstas. 
  • Steve
    Great post! Here's an interview I saw with the Director and he gets in depth about the graffiti aspect of the film... http://thatsthehookup.com/headlines/sxsw-2012-must-see-film-gimmie-the-loot-exclusive-interview-with-adam-leon/
  • http://www.corcoran.com/rgeils Rob Geils
    I believe he Adam won a Grand Jury Award at SXSW for this. Watch this guy.

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