Please join us for Screenings Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25. Tickets available now at KnuckleheadFilm.com. I will be in attendance.
Check out this write up in the Root! The FINAL Knucklehead screening is SELLING FAST,
Tomorrow 2pm at BAM
"I've always been inspired by people who are trying to do the best they can with what they have." -Gbenga Akinnagbe
on the reason he needed to play Langston
SEE IT IN 1 DAY at BAM. #newvoices #KnuckleheadFilm
"Even though Sheila made my stomach hurt so much…I’m not a yeller, a drinker...If I’m not going to go there then I need to keep my ass at home. I can’t tell Langston’s story if I’m gonna soft peddle Sheila."
You'd better believe Alfre Woodard did 'go there.'
See it in 2 DAYS.
#KnuckleheadFilm #NewVoices BAM
"You walk out that door and you can stay in Fleetwood every night baby."
The one and only Alfre Woodard tears up the screen as Sheila, Langston's abusive mother! While she needs no introduction, the stellar Ms. Woodard has won four Emmys, and one Golden Globe, and some recent credits include True Blood and 12 Years a Slave.
2 MORE DAYS until #KnuckleheadFilm
In just 3 DAYS
at BAM's #NewVoices in Black Cinema Fest,
see Carla Duren play Cassie, alongside Gbenga Akinnagbe and Alfre Woodard in #KnuckleheadFIlm. Seemingly naive Cassie gets caught up in a dangerous web of loyalties. Duren was also recently featured in the celebrated production of The Fortress of Solitude at The Public Theaterbased on the novel by Brooklynite Jonathan Lethem.
With 5 DAYS to go, INDIEWIRE has profiled #KnuckleheadFilm!!
They know "tickets are selling quickly" and "strongly suggest you pre-purchase yours as soon as possible."
#newvoices #Indiewire #IndiewireKnowsWhatsUp
You knew #KnuckleheadFilm was coming to a theater near you soon. On Sunday 3/22 check the Paper of Record near Brooklyn. If your'e seeing this, you can can probably still get a ticket. The premiere will sell out soon.http://www.bam.org/film/2015/knucklehead
In 6 days see Justin Myrick say "Langston, why you so hot for all the damn pills anyway" as Arthur, a fast talking neighborhood kid and best friend to Gbenga Akinnagbe's Langston in #KnuckleheadFilm.
Get your tickets for BAM's #newvoices in Black Cinema Fest at:
#KnuckleheadFilm "is taking Bed-Stuy to the big screen, in a film that highlights one man's struggle with mental illness"
#newvoices Gbenga Akinnagbe Alfre Woodard
Read it at:
Get your first glimpse of the #KnuckleHeadFilm film, and its stars Alfre Woodard and Gbenga Akinnagbe, when the trailer drops tomorrow morning!
Then see the whole thing at its premiere on March 26th at BAM, where Ms. Woodard herself will be in attendance! Get your tickets via:http://bam.org/film/2015/knucklehead
"Langston gives her, and the baby, a place to live so I can come visit from Newark. That’s the beauty of this…”
says Javier (Manny Herrera of Winter's Tale and Smash Fame,) as Langston’s (Gbenga Akinnagbe's) rival in love, in #KnuckleheadFilm which you can see in 8 days at BAM in the #newvoices in Black Cinema Fest!
Get your tickets here: http://bam.org/film/2015/knucklehead
And check out Herrera here: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2809349/
At that premiere watch Lauren Hodges as Molly! Hodges is best known for her starring role as API analyst Tanya MacGaffin in the television drama series Rubicon.
She has also rocked out as bass player Joe Delamo on MY GUIDE TO BECOMING A ROCKTAR, and held a recurring role on HBO's IN TREATMENT.
After appearing in several independent features, she appeared in her first major studio film with Matt Damon in THE ADJUSTMENT BUREAU.
In KNUCKLEHEAD, she plays Molly, the deputy editor of unscrupulous pharmaceutical ‘lifestyle’ magazine RxAdvisor, alongside Gbenga Akinnagbe and Alfre Woodard.
The young Mr. Johnson has appeared in dozens of print ads and in commercials for companies including Macy's, AT&T and American Express. He plays Young Vic in Jamie Foxx's directorial debut AND SHE WAS MY EVE, which premiered at The Sundance Film festival. He has been featured on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Saturday Night Live, Christmas at Rockerfeller Center, and "The Golden Boy” on CBS. Young Mr. Johnson appears as Iron Mike in director Ben Bowman’s KnuckleheadFilm with Gbenga Akinnagbe and Alfre Woodard.
Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn. The location of Spike Lee's groundbreaking film, DO THE RIGHT THING, and now his student Ben Bowman's #KnuckleheadFilm. The neighborhood is visually distinctive, colored by its murals, graffiti, and unforgettable local characters. Lead actor, Gbenga Akinnagbe, is deeply involved in activism in the community.
"This is it. A new and improved Langston Bellows. I'm going to be a contributing member of Bed-Stuy. I'm gonna walk old ladies across the street and they ain't gonna be scared no more. No more menacing society."
Meet Gbenga Akinnagbe (THE WIRE, THE FOLLOWING) as Langston Bellows, who plans to cure his mental disorder if he can get the prescription drugs he wants, in director Ben Bowman's KNUCKLEHEAD, the opening film of the 2015 New Voices in Black Cinema Festival at BAM on March 26th.