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Come see the “BRIAN BANKS” film.

We are giving away complimentary passes for two for the advance movie screening Tues, Aug 6th, 7:30 at AMC Theatre on Tremont in downtown Boston. .

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Synopsis.The inspirational true story of Brian Banks (Aldis Hodge), an All-American high school football star committed to USC who finds his life upended when he is wrongly convicted of a crime he didn’t commit.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k9-PqY5pEeo

Put your contact info on the BRIAN BANKS advance screening guest list here. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/198sphfA0RlBUTQKtSSI9o78Yz4J1JU3PzoG5wDLCLqI/edit

*Please note that seating is limited and on a first come first serve basis, get there early!*

Despite lack of evidence, Banks is railroaded through a broken justice system and sentenced to a decade of prison and probation.

Years later, with the support of Justin Brooks (Greg Kinnear) and the California Innocence Project, Banks fights to reclaim his life and fulfill his dreams of playing in the NFL.

Directed by: Tom Shadyac
Written by: Doug Atchison
Starring: Aldis Hodge, Greg Kinnear, Sherri Shepherd, Melanie LiburdIN THEATERS AUGUST 9th!


Previously Screened

SHAFT screened in Boston on June 10th to a sell out crowd..
CLICK HERE to sign-up for complimentary screening passes to new movie releases featuring African American casts.


Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Jessie T. Usher, Regina Hall, Alexandra Shipp, Matt Lauria, Titus Welliver, Cliff “Method Man” Smith and Richard Roundtree.


SYNOPSIS:

Action Comedy. “Shaft” is the next chapter in the film franchise featuring the coolest private eye on any New York City block. JJ, aka John Shaft Jr. (Usher), may be a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, but to uncover the truth behind his best friend’s untimely death, he needs an education only his dad can provide. Absent throughout JJ’s youth, the legendary locked-and-loaded John Shaft (Jackson) agrees to help his progeny navigate Harlem’s heroin-infested underbelly. And while JJ’s own FBI analyst’s badge may clash with his dad’s trademark leather duster, there’s no denying family. Besides, Shaft’s got an agenda of his own, and a score to settle that’s professional and personal. ��

Shaft advance screenings in Boston and Hartford  June 10th

SCREENING IN HARTFORD CT

SHAFT
Monday, 6/10 at the Bowtie Palace 17 at 7:00PM.

HARTFORD ADVANCE SCREENING PASSES
To download passes: http://www.wbtickets.com/xbOIK67506
**Please note, seating is first come, first served and not guaranteed. Get there early! Each pass will admit TWO.**

Recent Boston Screenings Were


“US” by Jordan Peele

Previously Screened 3/19.

A MADEA FAMILY FUNERAL

Congrats to ticket winners for the Tyler Perry movie. This giveaway promotion has ended.

a film by Tyler Perry

SYNOPSIS:A joyous family reunion turns into a hilarious nightmare as MADEA and the crew travel to backwoods Georgia and unexpectedly plan a funeral, which threatens to reveal sordid family secrets.

The movies below were recently screen and Guest List members received free tickets.

confused ….by love
a film by Boston director,producer and actor Crosby Tatum screened February 14th, at ShowPlace ICON on the Seaport.

CONFUSED…BY LOVE (TRAILER) 2016 from Crosby Tatum on Vimeo.

Previously screened:
CREED II
November 19, 2018


sample advance screening pass 


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