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Prince of Broadway

African Studies Centers pick at the 2008 LOS ANGELES FILM FESTIVAL

Thursday, June 26, 2008
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
The Landmark
in Westside Pavilion
10850 West Pico at Westwood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Directed by Sean Baker staring Prince Adu, Karren Karaguilian and Aiden Noesi.

Prince of Broadway is the story of Lucky and Levon, two men whose lives converge in the underbelly of New York's wholesale fashion district. Lucky, an illegal immigrant from Ghana makes ends meet by soliciting shoppers on the street with knock-off brand merchandise. Levon, an Armenian-Lebanese immigrant, operates an illegal storefront with a concealed back room where counterfeit goods are showcased to interested shoppers. Lucky's world is suddenly turned upside down when a child is thrust into his life by a woman who insists the toddler is his son. While Lucky copes with his new domestic dilemma, Levon struggles to save a marriage that is falling apart.

Other screening times
Monday, June 23, 2008
1:45 p.m.
Regent Theatre
1045 Broxton Avenue
(between Weyburn & Kinross) in Westwood
Thursday, June 26, 2008
4:30 p.m.
The Landmark
10850 West Pico at Westwood Blvd.



For more information please contact:

James S. ColemanAfrican Studies Cetner

Tel: 310-825-3686