Last night, Vertical Entertainment screened its film, “PIMP” for LGBTQ influencers in Atlanta at Landmark’s Midtown Art Cinema.
As we mentioned in an earlier post, Keke Palmer portrays a struggling same gender loving woman pimp named Wednesday whose fortune changes after her girlfriend hits the mean streets of the BX. The film digs deep into the life of woman hustling with Keke Palmer giving a powerful portrayal of a young woman involved in a dangerous game, with her dreams of ever escaping the life being put at risk. Written and directed by Christine Crokos and executive produced by Lee Daniels, “PIMP’s” cast also includes Aunjanue Ellis, Vanessa Morgan, Mike E. Winfield, Edi Gathegi, and DMX as Keke’s onscreen father.
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VIP’s in attendance at the screening included Eva Marcille Sterling, Miss Sophia, Tiffany Evans, Tyra B, Momma Dee, Gary with Da Tea, Dice Dixon, Melissa Scott, Dawn Halfkenny, Tray Chaney, Brad James and more. Following the screening, was a Q&A with Keke Palmer and film director Christine Crokos moderated by DISH Nation host, Gary with Da Tea.
“PIMP” is available for viewing now on Amazon, Google Play, iTunes and more.
Photo credit: 1) Keke Palmer. 2) Eva Marcille. 3) Keke Palmer and Gary Hayes. 4) Miss Sophia and Melissa Scott. 5) Keke Palmer and Christine Crokos. 6) Dawn Halfkenny. 7) Brad James. By Alston Media Group.