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

by Tambay A. Obenson
July 1, 2013 5:38 PM
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YaYa Alafia & Dorain Missick
AFFRM's multi-platform distribution label ARRAY has revealed what it's calling The 'Big Words' Tour - a summer screening schedule for Neil Drumming's Slamdance 2013 Official Selection dramedy Big Words, which stars Dorian MissickYaya AlafiaGbenga AkinnagbeDarien Sills-EvansZachary Booth and Jean Grae. 

Following its Frameline Film Festival screenings this weekend, the film will make its commercial theatrical debut in New York City and Los Angeles on July 19, which will be followed by playdates via AFFRM partners: Imagenation, Urbanworld Film Festival, BronzeLens Film Festival, ReelBlack Film Series, Langston Hughes Film Festival, Howard University’s Parallel Film Collective and Houston Museum of African-American Culture. 

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.

Below you'll find the film's release schedule, including exact dates and locations.

But first, the film's first release trailer has surfaced, and is embedded immediately following:

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  • other song | July 2, 2013 2:19 PMReply

    The trailer's a little dull but I'd see this. I'm a huge hip hop fan anyway. This kinda material intrigues me. Love the Black Moon instrumental in the opening.

  • Anand | July 2, 2013 1:41 AMReply

    I hope the movie is much, much better than the trailer.

  • michaboa | July 1, 2013 8:42 PMReply

    I want to see this, but I live in the U.K.

  • bluefern | July 1, 2013 6:46 PMReply

    Looks great! When's this gonna play in Chicago?

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