Official Poster For 'Soft Focus' + Premiere Event Details (2nd S&A Black Filmmaker Challenge Winner)
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Official Poster For 'Soft Focus' + Premiere Event Details (2nd S&A Black Filmmaker Challenge Winner)

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You saw the trailer yesterday; here's the official full poster for Rod Gailes OBC's Soft Focus – the winner of the second Shadow And Act Black Filmmaker Challenge winning script.

The completed film will premiere next week Wednesday, June 13, at NYU Cantor Film Center, 7pm (tickets HERE), as part of a retrospective of Rod's work, which will feature the premiere of Soft Focus, a roughly 25-minute film that stars Damion Omar Lee, Angela Lewis, Madeleine Dauzart, and introducing Aaron Clifton Moten (currently appearing in the hit Broadway play, A Streetcar Named Desire).

Selected as the 2nd Shadow And Act Filmmaker Script Challenge Winner in 2011, Soft Focus is a portrait of Marcus

… a repressed college student pursuing a deeper carnal knowledge to escape his religiously strident home life.

The NYC event will be hosted by Rod himself, along with a few special guests.

The completed film will eventually make its online debut here on S&A,. but stay tuned for details on when that will happen.

Again, next week's premiere/retrospective will be held Wednesday, June 13, at NYU Cantor Film Center, 36 East 8th Street, beginning at 7pm.

For you NYC folks, click HERE to pre-purchase tickets to the event; they are $10 each (details are on the image above); The rest of you, stay tuned.

The full poster follows below, followed by the trailer underneath:

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