Hi Colleagues, Partners and Friends!

Thank you for being a member, as we always look to bring you the latest in community news. We’ve been invited to attend the advanced screening of Super Producer/Director George Tillman’s next feature film starring Jennifer Hudson and Executive ProAdd an Imageduced by Alicia Keys. THE INEVITABLE DEFEAT OF MISTER & PETE is a beautifully observed and tremendously moving film about salvation through friendship and the way transformation sometimes can happen just by holding on long enough. This film draws courageous performances from a fantastic cast, which includes Jordin Sparks, Golden Globe® and Primetime Emmy® Award winner Jeffrey Wright, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Anthony Mackie, and Golden Globe® and Academy Award® winner Jennifer Hudson (Supporting Actress, Dreamgirls, 2006), all led by Skylan Brooks and Ethan Dizon in stunning breakout performances as Mister and Pete. The film also features new music by Alicia Keys.

THE INEVTIABLE DEFEAT OF MISTER AND PETE Trailer here: http://youtu.be/5RsnZF6-cUY

The advanced screening of this will be on Monday, October 7th at 7pm in Los Angeles. Make sure you clear your calendars and be prepared because in the next two weeks, we will be awarding winners to attend the screening which will be immediately followed by a special Q&A/Townhall discussion regarding the themes in the film with an appearance from talent and the Director.


During a sweltering summer in New York City, 13-year-old Mister’s (Brooks) hard-living mother (Hudson) is apprehended by the police, leaving the boy and nine-year-old Pete (Dizon) alone to forage for food while dodging Child Protective Services and the destructive scenarios of the Brooklyn projects. Faced with more than any child can be expected to bear, the resourceful Mister nevertheless feels he is an unstoppable force against seemingly unmovable obstacles. But what really keeps the pair in the survival game is much more Mister’s vulnerability than his larger-than-life attitude.


Leave a comment and tell us some of the questions you have after watching the trailer for your chance to win these tickets. Trailer here: http://youtu.be/5RsnZF6-cUY. Winners will be notified by e-mail Thursday October 3rd.

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