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

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act July 22, 2013 at 4:30PM

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

As expected, after New York City and Los Angeles openings last weekend, AFFRM's multi-platform distribution label ARRAY will continue to expand Neil Drumming's Slamdance 2013 Official Selection Big Words, over the next month, starting tonight, July 22, in Atlanta, GA, at Georgia Pacific Auditorium.

What was likely not expected was that the expansion would include international playdates (certainly not so soon).

In addition to Stateside cities like the aforementioned Atlanta, as well as Washington DC, Philadelphia, Birmingham, Seattle, Houston, Gary (IN), Charlotte (NC), Dayton (OH), and Bloomington (IN), Big Words is also now set for screening dates in Freetown (Sierra Leone) and London.

See the full schedule of cities and screening locations through September, below.

The Brooklyn-set Big Words centers on members of a once-promising hip-hop group, now in their late 30's, struggling with regret, disappointment and change, set against the backdrop of Election Night, 2008 - when Barack Obama was elected.

The film stars Dorian MissickYaya AlafiaGbenga AkinnagbeDarien Sills-EvansZachary Booth and Jean Grae. 

Here's the film's upcoming release schedule, including exact dates and locations; underneath you'll find a "Made in NY" promo that's currently airing in NYC taxis:

AFFRM's BIG WORDS Tour Grows With New International and Domestic Dates

 

NOW PLAYING | NEW YORK | AMC EMPIRE 25 

NOW PLAYING | LOS ANGELES | DOWNTOWN INDEPENDENT 

JULY 22 | ATLANTA | GEORGIA PACIFIC AUDITORIUM | (Debuts Tonight)

JULY 23 | WASHINGTON DC | ANACOSTIA ARTS CENTER 

JULY 25 | PHILADELPHIA | INTERNATIONAL HOUSE 

**JULY 26 | BIRMINGHAM, AL | THE EDGE 12 

AUGUST 1 | SEATTLE | LANGSTON HUGHES PERFORMING ARTS INSTITUTE 

AUGUST 8 | HOUSTON | HOUSTON MUSEUM OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN CULTURE 

**AUGUST 15 | GARY, IN | GARY AQUATORIUM, MILLER BEACH

**AUGUST 18 | FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE | TESSA’S

**AUGUST 20 | CHARLOTTE, NC | THE STUDIO MOVIE GRILL 

**AUGUST 25 | DAYTON, OH | FILM DAYTON 

**AUGUST 26 | LONDON, UK | PICTURE HOUSE CINEMA 

**SEPTEMBER 18 | BLOOMINGTON, IN | UNIVERSITY OF INDIANA

(**) Indicates new dates

Watch the "Made in NY" promo for the film that's currently airing in taxis in NYC:


This article is related to: Neil Drumming


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