Official Trailer for ‘Story Ave’ Starring Luis Guzman & Asante Blackk
by Alex Billington
September 18, 2023
“I do not know if it was meant for all times outdoors The Bronx…” Kino Lorber has unveiled an official trailer for an indie movie titled Story Ave, which is the identify of the subway cease in The Bronx the place a part of this movie takes place (although not really an actual cease). This primary premiered on the 2023 SXSW Movie Competition earlier this yr, the place it received the Greatest Cinematography prize. The story follows a teenage graffiti artist who runs away from dwelling in New York Metropolis and holds up an unwary MTA subway employee in a theft gone “proper” that might change their lives ceaselessly. They start a friendship and Kadir begins to see the potential in his inventive expertise. Kino Lorber provides that: “This shifting and genuine portrait of the South Bronx broadcasts an thrilling new cinematic voice in [director] Aristotle Torres and affords a welcome showcase for beloved character actor Guzman and rising star Blackk (This Is Us), alongside a supporting solid of up-and-comers together with Alex R. Hibbert, Cassandra Freeman, Coral Peña, and Melvin Greggs.” This does look fairly rattling good.
Here is the official trailer (+ poster) for Aristotle Torres’ Story Ave, direct from KL’s YouTube:
South Bronx teen Kadir (Asante Blackk) is a gifted visible artist who loses his means following the loss of life of his youthful brother. Overcome with grief and battling the pressures of college & household, he escapes into the thrilling but harmful world of graffiti gangs, searching for an outlet for the inventive pressure threatening to blow up out of him. To show himself and be part of his neighborhood’s ruling gang, Kadir tries to rob no-nonsense MTA conductor Luis (Luis Guzmán) on the Story Ave subway platform. He’s caught off guard when Luis agrees to provide Kadir the money if he’ll sit right down to a meal with him. Following their dialog and the fragile, transformative friendship that grows out of it, Kadir lastly sees for the primary time how his inventive expertise may result in a greater life. Story Ave is directed by NYC filmmaker Aristotle Torres, making his function directorial debut after many different quick movies beforehand. The screenplay is written by Aristotle Torres & Bonsu Thompson. Produced by Jamie Foxx, Lizzie Shapiro, Datari Turner, Torres. This initially premiered on the 2023 SXSW Movie Competition earlier this yr, and it additionally screened on the Dallas Movie Competition. Kino Lorber will debut Story Ave in choose US theaters beginning on September twenty second, 2023 coming quickly.
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