LANYfilms, producers of The Bay the Series, in association w/ New Universe Pictures presents THE SOUTHSIDE an indie feature motion picture that shares the tragic true story of 19 year old Robert Areizaga Jr.’s final months leading to his untimely death.
THE SOUTHSIDE is written and directed by record-breaking director, GREGORI J. MARTIN (director of the hit series THE BAY and recently released vampire thriller RAVEN). The film stars KRISTOS ANDREWS (The Bay the Series, X Games Skateboarding Champion and Guinness World Record Holder), DOUGLAS SANTIAGO (star of the Green/Renzi and Independent Film Channel’s blockbuster hit GIRLFIGHT), Hip-Hop sensation of the early part of the millennium, CUBAN LINK (Flowers for the Dead), a tribute to Big Pun), and featuring Puerto Rican film and TV icon MIRIAM COLON, best known for her role as “Mama Montana” in the Universal Pictures motion picture SCARFACE. More about the film...
Robert Areizaga Jr. was born and raised in Yonkers, NY. After struggling through a series of trials and tribulations commonly faced by urban youth, Robert realized he needed to change his life and decided to take the Yonkers Civil Service Police Exam. Shortly after he learned he had passed the exam, Robert was brutally stabbed to death at a house party in White Plains, NY. A life filled with promise was cut short, and over a year after his murder, no conviction has been made.
There will be a private industry screening / red carpet tonight in New York City.
WHEN: Monday, February 27th
TIME: Red Carpet - 3:30PM
WHERE: Tribeca Cinemas
54 Varick Street
New York, NY
Additional information can be found at www.newuniversepictures.com Visit THE SOUTHSIDE on IMDb for a complete cast list: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1894622/
EXPECTED CELEBRITIES: Cast of THE SOUTHSIDE - KRISTOS ANDREWS (Actor THE BAY / X GAMES CHAMPION), DOUGLAS SANTIAGO (Actor GIRLFIGHT), CUBAN LINK (Actor, Hip-Hop Artist FLOWERS FOR THE DEAD), ANTHONY AQUILINO (Actor UNHALLOWED / FAR FROM THE BAY), DERRELL WHITT (Actor THE BAY / MANHATTANITES), MIRIAM COLON (Actress SCARFACE / ALL THE PRETTY HORSES), DALIA DAVI (Actress GABI), FIONA HUTCHISON (Actress ONE LIFE TO LIVE), GREGORI J. MARTIN (Director THE BAY / RAVEN / MANHATTANITES), BRONSON
PICKET (Actor WILD CARD / ANY DAY NOW), IFA JOURNEY (Singer / Actor Bob Marley's Godson) COMMISSIONER GORDON (Music Producer), POPULAR DEMAND (Music Group) and more...
Soapdom knows how personal and special this project is to writer/director Georgi J. Martin and congratulates him, LANYFilms and Kristos Andrews on this, it's first screening. We wish them much success on this film, and pray that the case is resolved soon.
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