Opening in limited release this Friday December 7 in New York and
Los Angeles, the film stars Rockmond Dubar, Loretta Divine and Jenifer Lewis and
will be distributed widely on December 28.
The film follows the life of an African-American gay magazine writer with a near perfect life after turning his back on his southern roots by escaping to New York City--until an 11-year-old boy changes everything for him and his partner.
It is co produced by Keith Boykin and his partner Nathan Williams.
Supermodel and TV host VERONICA WEBB and gospel legend DR. BOBBY JONES also make notable appearances
Awards & Honors
WINNER – Best Picture – Blockbuster Audience Award – American Black Film Festival
WINNER – Best Actor – Loretta Devine – American Black Film Festival
WINNER – Best Film – Oakland Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
WINNER – Best Director – Maurice Jamal – Oakland Gay & Lesbian Film Festiva
WINNER – Filmmaker of the Year – Maurice Jamal – CLIK Magazine Honors
OFFICIAL SELECTION – UrbanWorld Film Festival (New York)
OFFICIAL SELECTION – FRAMELINE Film Festival (San Francisco)
OFFICIAL SELECTION – OutFest Film Festival (Los Angeles)
“Dirty Laundry…belongs to Loretta Devine. Devine builds a jolly and touching character from the stock figure of a Georgia mom coming to terms with her disaffected gay son.”
“Black audiences are ready to embrace just this type of film.”
-- The Advocate, May 2007
So, this Friday, please go and see this important film and tell all your friends.
Rare gems such as this are counting on word of mouth from our community- and it is up to
us to make sure we fill those movie houses and let our story be told!
For more information, log on to: www.dirtylaundrythemovie.com
Check out the trailer