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[Cleveland, OH] The Official Trailer for "The Land" Executive Produced by NaS

The Land was written and directed by Cleveland native, Steven Caple Jr. and piqued alot of interest at the 2016 Sundance Music Festival earlier this year.  The Land is about 4 Cleveland boys who escape the streets of Cleveland, OH with dreams and goals of becoming professional skateboarders.  They unfortunately get caught up in a local drug ring that will not only put their friendship on the line but possibly their dreams.  This film stars Michael Kenneth Williams (The Wire, Broadway Empire), Kim Coates (Sons of Anarchy), Erykah Badu, Colson Baker aka Machine Gun Kelly, Ezri Walker aka Ezzy, Moises Arias, Rafi Gavron and more.

The Godson, NaS is not only Executive Producing the film but he is also curating the film's soundtrack.  Expect to hear new music from MGK, NaS, Erykah Badu, Kanye West, French Montana, Pusha T and Jeremih.

IFC Films just acquired the copyrights and this film will hit theaters on July 29th.

[Cleveland, OH] Banger, the film starring Clifton Powell, Omar Gooding and Joe Estevez

Cleveland, OH - Director and Writer Mike Berry along with Producer and Casting Director Tina Hobbs have teamed together to bring us BANGER, a feature film filled with action and suspense.  Mike and Tina have both maintained to call Cleveland their home by utilizing not only the city as their canvas but also recruiting local actors and crew all the while bringing Hollywood talent home.  They seem to understand that Cleveland has just as much talent as Atlanta, New York and L.A. and we should spend time cultivating it.  Check out the full trailer and get a glimpse of Cleveland Cinema at it's finest! 

BANGER premieres Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Solon Cinemas - 6185 Enterprise Parkway, Solon, OH.  

This movie features not only national stars but also some on-the-rise talent as well.  You may recognize Omar Gooding from the hood classic, Baby Boy as well as Smart Guy and Hangin' with Mr. Cooper; Clifton Powell from the Oscar nominated movie, Ray and currently the television show Saints & Sinners and last but not least Dayton, Ohio's own Joe Estevez from Soultaker, Deathrow and numerous other films under his belt. Take note of the talented newcomers and Cleveland Representatives Jessica Graie, Robert Hunter, KateLynn E. Newberry and Sofia Plass to name a few!

Make sure you visit their site: www.bangerthemovie.com and get those advance tickets. I hear they are selling out FAST!