Watch: Adam Leon's New York Indie 'Gimme the Loot' Release Trailer
"Do what you gotta do to make that happen!" Sundance Selects has unveiled an official release trailer for Adam Leon's award-winning feature film Gimme the Loot, taking place in and around New York City and Brooklyn/Queens. The indie drama stars newcomers Ty Hickson as Malcolm and Tashiana Washington as Sofia, two young "writers" from New York, in what is essentially a modern teenage love story. I saw this film while I was at the Cannes Film Festival last year and did not enjoy it, unfortunately. It does have praise and may connect with some viewers in the right way. If you're interested, give the new trailer a look below.
Watch the official release trailer for Adam Leon's Gimme the Loot, in high def from Apple:
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. It first premiered at the SXSW Film Festival in 2012 and also played the Cannes, Los Angeles and San Francisco Film Festivals. This was shot entirely in/around New York City. For more updates, visit their website or Facebook. Sundance Selects is releasing in limited theaters on March 22nd.
Looks nae bad. Will give it a look.
Carpola on Feb 20, 2013
Thanks FS.net, your one of the few geek movie sites that showcase films about African Americans. Much appreciated! MITNG.org
M.I.T.N.G on Feb 20, 2013
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