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Free Advance Movie Screening for “Pastor Brown"

Cramton Auditorium in association with Rock Capital Entertainment will show an advance screening of “Pastor Brown,” at 7 p.m., Monday, March 29, in Cramton Auditorium. This screening is free of charge.

The movie is an inspiring story about a young woman with a troubled background who takes over her father’s church as his dying wish. Though odds are stacked against her, she seeks to change her life and take hold of her own destiny.

Audiences around the country have called PASTOR BROWN “a must see,” “inspiring,” “empowering,” and “uplifting.” Tickets will be distributed at the Cramton Auditorium Box Office beginning Wednesday, March 24, 10:00am. Visit link to view the trailer, www.rockcapitalstudios.com.


PASTOR BROWN – CAST

Salli Richardson leads the cast as Jessica “Jesse” Brown. Well known among urban audience for her roles in “I Am Legend,” “Antwone Fisher,” “Biker Boyz,” “Low Down Dirty Shame,” and “Posse,” Richardson has developed a mainstream following with her current SciFi Channel series “Eureka.”

Nicole Ari Parker plays “Tanya Brown,” sister to Jesse and “mother” to Jesse’s son Tariq afterJesse runs off. Best known for playing tough but compassionate attorney “Teri Joseph” in the Showtime series “Soul Food,” which was based on the 1997 film of the same name, Parker brings that same magic to the role of Tanya.

Keith David, the Emmy Award-winning film, television and voice actor, plays the role of the Brown family patriarch, “Pastor Joe Brown.” Best known for his role as Childs in John Carpenter’s “The Thing,” King in Oliver Stone’s “Platoon,” and voicing “Goliath” on the Disney series “Gargoyles,” David is slated to appear in starring and co-starring roles in more than 10 films in
2009 alone.

Michael B Jordan gives a star-making turn as Jesse’s son “Tariq Brown.” The Image-Award nominated actor is known for his work on ABC’s “All My Children.” He received critical acclaim for his portrayal of the hard-shelled, softhearted young urbanite “Wallace” in HBO’s dramatic hit series “The Wire.” Currently, Jordan co-stars in George Lucas’ next film “Red Tails” about the Tuskegee Airmen.

Ernie Hudson adds the role of faithful “Deacon Harold Todd” to his lengthy list of acting credits. Those credits include “Ghostbusters,” HBO’s “Oz,” “The Crow,” and the film that first brought him mainstream recognition, “The Hand That Rocks the Cradle.”

Michael Beach portrays the ambitious assistant minister “Avery Callahan.” This Julliard-trained thespian is known for his work on NBC’s “Third Watch” and “ER,” as well as the films “Waiting to Exhale,” “Lean on Me,” “Soul Food,” and “First Sunday.”

Tasha Smith plays the role of the feisty “Angelique Todd.” This multi-talented actress has been seen in Tyler Perry’s “Why Did I Get Married?” as well as “Daddy’s Little Girls.” Smith most recently starred in the Weinstein Company’s underdog sports drama “The Longshots” alongside Ice Cube, and this Fall she co-stars in Universal Studios’ Vince Vaughn-starrer “Couples Retreat.”

Rockmond Dunbar plays the role of “Amir” who befriends Jesse Brown when she returns to Atlanta. Audiences know Dunbar from Showtime’s “Soul Food,” Fox Network’s “Prison Break” and most recently Tyler Perry’s “The Family That Preys.”

Creflo Dollar joins the cast as “Pastor Lumpkin.” Making an impressive acting debut, Rev. Dollar is known to the world as the founder and senior pastor of World Changers Church International, located in College Park, GA, which serves nearly 30,000 members, and World Changers Church-New York, which hosts over 6,000 worshippers each week.

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