(BPRW) A black superheroine for the time; Sugar | Press Releases
(BPRW) A black superheroine for the time; Sugar
A fictional tale based on real events
(Black PR Wire) Philadelphia, PA — SUGAR, now a 5-time International Independent Award winner, is a fictional tale about a single mother/hit store owner by day, who poses as a vigilante by night. protecting battered and abused women. Written, directed and produced by Independent award winner director jermaine fastthe CEO of illadelstyles Entertainment LLC and EQ Films Productions. SUGAR will be shown on the big screen June 16 6pm @ the Landmark Ritz 5 Theater 214 Walnut St. in Philadelphia, PA.
Physical violence against women has always been considered an isolated event. Flipping Roe against Wade makes the women more vulnerable. Thus, SUGAR (played by the New York actress Cynthia Belcher) empowers women to take control of their lives. Incorporating nostalgia for Black Women comic book heroes of the past, SUGAR portrays a single mother raising her daughter “Laniya”, (played by the sensational young Philadelphia actress Giselle Martin). Sugar’s heroic efforts at night intertwine with his daytime life and have Laniya kidnapped by his nemesis. Will she be able to protect Sugar’s interests, or will she melt in despair? These 93 minutes. The independent drama/action film is screened at over 40 film festivals around the world and has received 5 awards to date.
The award-winning writer and director jermaine fast continues to make films that question our social environment and our temperament in the face of the physical ills of this world. While most Philadelphia indies lean toward the life of drugs, Jermaine finds a way to soothe the familiar and raise awareness. Now its mi covid Philadelphia Independent Film Festival Award for Best Local Film, its Los Angeles Motion Picture Award for Best Film in 2020and his nomination for Black History Month by the Greater Philadelphia Film Office for his fifth film “HEARTLESS”. The SUGAR movie’s star-studded cast also includes former local boxing champ Simon “One Punch” Carr (Mr. Everywhere!) whose character is a boxing trainer. Parts of Sugar was filmed on location at his “One Punch” boxing facility in the northeast. The soundtrack, which is produced by Jermaine Quick aka “Donta Deisel”, also hosts the iconic “Julia Robertson“formally of the group”ex girlfriend”. His new title track titled “TAKE A STAND” will be hitting all major platforms. You can follow the evolution @ www.illadelstyles.net/soundtrack.
SUGAR FILM TRAILER
SUGAR gave more than 28 actors and actresses the opportunity to show their talent on the big screen. Illadelstyles Entertainment’s Jermaine Quick has continually given hundreds of personalities and small business owners the opportunity to shine on the big screen as well. Like:
- Expect lace lingerie shop
- One Punch Boxing Gym
- M&J Kiddie Store
- WBNC Breaking Chains Internet Radio
- The coalition of nervous DJs
- Internet Radio Jumpin 215
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