CHARLOTTE — The Queen City rolled out the red carpet as the cast of “Brotherly Love” debuted the film at a star-studded screening during CIAA 2015. Flavor Unit Entertainment, a production company owned and operated by Queen Latifah and her partner Shakim Compere, have teamed up with Jacavi Films and Electric Republic to produce “Brotherly Love” set to release April 24, 2015.
Home Depot’s Retool Your School initiative sponsored the advance screening of “Brotherly Love” at Studio Movie Grill. CoCoa Fab hosted the event along with cast members KeKe Palmer, Quincy Brown, Charles and executive producer Jacob York. Attendees were the first of many to view the film before its theater release. As a special treat, guests were able to partake in a Q & A with KeKe , Quincy and Rita discussing the movie.
The cast members also participated in the Home Depot Retool Your School grant program which will award nine HBCU’s grants totaling $255, 000.00.
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KeKe Palmer, Cory Hardrict and Quincy Brown lead the cast for first time writer/director Jamal Hill in a complicated love story that will grip your heart and awaken your belief in family. Set in West Philadelphia, born-and-raised basketball star Sergio Taylor (Eric D. Hill Jr.) deals with the early pressures of fame. Alongside older brother June (Cory Hardrict), who lost his own hoop
dreams to the streets to provide for the family after their father’s death, and sister Jackie (KeKe Palmer), whose own musical ambitions are sidetracked by love, Sergio faces life-altering decisions on the streets of Philly.
The film’s cast includes: Macy Gray, Malik Yoba, Romeo Miller, Jay Lewis, Logan Browning, Faizon Love and Teyana Taylor.
Check out the photos from the red carpet and movie premiere below:
Photos by Paras Griffin for the Garner Circle