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Before 'Big Words,' Gbenga Akinnagbe & Neil Drumming Teamed Up for 'The Romantic' (Short Shouts!)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 13, 2014 12:29 PM
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A brotha just trying to get some play, or a play on gentrification…

Exclusive: AFFRM + Array Debut Netflix Streaming Release Of Neil Drumming's 'Big Words' Today!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 6, 2014 3:00 PM
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Exclusive: AFFRM + Array Releasing Debut Netflix Streaming Release Of Neil Drumming's 'Big Words' Today

Exclusive: AFFRM Continues 'Big Words' Tour w/ New International & Domestic Playdates

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 22, 2013 4:30 PM
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Watch Dorian Missick & Yaya Alafia Share A Ruminative Moment In New 'Big Words' Clip

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 17, 2013 11:10 AM
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Review: 'Big Words' Is A Well-Acted & Engaging Feature Debut By Neil Drumming (Opens Friday)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • July 16, 2013 12:11 PM
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Premiering at Slamdance 2013 in January, Neil Drumming’s feature film debut Big Words has been one of our most anticipated black indie films of the year, and that anticipation is well deserved.

Interview: 'Big Words' Director Neil Drumming Talks Hip-Hop, Career, Influences (Opens Friday)

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • July 15, 2013 3:39 PM
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Interview: 'Big Words' Director Neil Drumming Talks Hip-Hop, Career, and Influences

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • July 11, 2013 2:41 PM
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Set on the night of the historic 2008 Presidential election, Big Words follows three friends who were once members of a promising hip-hop group and are now dealing with the challenges of being in their late 30s.

Review: Clever 'Big Words' Is A Well-Acted & Engaging Feature Debut By Neil Drumming

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • July 11, 2013 1:47 PM
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Premiering at Slamdance 2013 in January, Neil Drumming’s feature film debut Big Words has been one of our most anticipated black indie films of the year, and that anticipation is well deserved.

First Release Trailer For Neil Drumming's Hip-Hop Dramedy 'Big Words'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 1, 2013 5:38 PM
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AFFRM's ARRAY Takes Neil Drumming's Nostalgic 'Big Words' - Its 6th Acquisition

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 17, 2013 8:09 PM
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I'm glad that Neil Drumming's indie dramedy charmer Big Words isn't an orphan any longer, with ARRAY, the multi-platform distribution label of AFFRM (the African American Film Festival Releasing Movement), announcing today that it's acquired all US distribution rights to the Slamdance 2013 Official Selection, in a deal negotiated by Gordon Bobb of Del, Shaw, Moonves, Tanaka, Finkelstein & Lezcano on behalf of AFFRM, with producer Matthew Keene Smith.