Sheldon Candis’ feature film debut, LUV, which made its debut at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival in the dramatic competition section, stars Common and Michael Rainey Jr.
Indomina Entertainment acquired the film after its Sundance premiere, and opened it in a limited theatrically in the USA on January 18th, 2013.
It was also picked up by BET for its eventual TV debut.
The film’s official synopsis reads:
An orphaned 11-year-old boy is forced to face the unpleasant truth about his beloved uncle during one harrowing day in the streets of Baltimore.
Dennis Haysbert, Danny Glover, Michael K. Williams, Meagan Good and Charles S. Dutton also co-star.
Read our review of it HERE, as well as our interview with director Candis, HERE.
The film is now out on DVD, so you can pick up a copy for about $20; Amazon.com has it for $16.86 HERE. DVD extras include: commentary, deleted scenes, and a making-of-featurette.
With today’s DVD release, Indomina released a clip from the film which is embedded below: