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The Leather Coat Movie Premier

October 19, 2017
7:00 pm
Rialto Cinemas @ Elmwood

Berkeley CA, Thursday October 19th, 2017 Bay Area film producer and writer Pharoah Powell, of Pharoah Films will be hosting a screening of the new, controversial, much needed conversation, independent film The Leather Coat at Rialto Cinemas – Elmwood. The Leather Coat dives into the lives of 3 sisters whom are torn apart by the sudden passing of their mother. The tragedy causes them to reveal and confront long held detrimental secrets which may break them apart forever or bring the closer together. When Love, secrets and family collides; one item may not be enough to restore their bond. Starring powerful actress’ Amanda DoSSa Doss, Paisley Anderson and Jasmine Elise, this film will take you through an array of emotions you won’t see coming. Oakland native, Producer and writer Pharaoh Powell, has produced, written and directed several independent films. Most recently, Basketball 3:16 starring Brian Hooks, Pharoah Powell and other phenomenal actors/actresses from the Bay area and abroad. Pharoah has a vision to not only bring relatable stories to the big screen, but to encourage and increase the conversations in our communities regarding taboo subjects. Monique Dismuke, also a Bay area native, whom is a writer and producer as well, directed the film The Leather Coat and has landed acting roles in popular TV/Netflix/ series such as 13 Reasons Why and blockbuster hit film Fruitvale Station. “I am proud of all the actors for going deep and hard on these characters” are the words of the director Monique. Oakland Native, co-producer and actress for The Leather Coat, Amanda DoSSa Doss started her entertainment journey in dance and theater early on in life. She has appeared in redirected historical productions such as Eugene O’Neil’s Emperor Jones and August Wilson’s Piano Lesson, while having written, directed and starred in her own Short Film Black Love_Extinct (2016). She states, “there are no limits to the audience The Leather Coat can reach, we need to have these conversations”. The Leather Coat is not just another independent film made in the bay area. It is a message of how love, pain, hope and power can build a family up in the most detrimental of times; Inspirational. Screening Time: 7:00pm Screening Location: 2966 College Ave at Ashby, Berkeley, CA Admission: $12.50 adults, $10.00 seniors and children under 12 TICKETS This event is open to the public. For additional information, please contact Pharoah Powell (510) 898-8223 PharoahFilmsFacebook


Rialto Cinemas @ Elmwood

2966 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705, United States
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