Completely honored to help bring to life a screening of one my absolute favorite (Prince) films: Under the Cherry Moon!  It’s an ego-driven, aesthetic masterpiece, terrible acting and all, that does not get the respect in the Prince canon (or film history, overall) that it deserves.  With the Comedy of Errors Summer we experienced, the event was rescheduled not once but twice, premiering with our eventual star-studded line-up.

Nevertheless, purple family from all over convened on World Cafe Live in Philadelphia to celebrate the screening of this classic, complete with brunch menu and cocktails, not one but two DJ sets from Questlove, and a live taping of his Pandora podcast, QLS (Questlove Supreme) with special guest and co-star of Under the Cherry Moon, Jerome Benton.

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Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and Bill Johnson of QLS. Photo by Chinisha S.

Check out an article I wrote for The Root in celebration of the piece in advance of the screening.

In addition providing assistant producer support for the event, I work with Cali Green (screen/play creator and producer) as Director of Content. Which I means I get to create dope, creative content for a live event series celebrating classic films with memorable soundtracks.

Forthcoming secret bonus media I shot & edited coming soon, featuring exclusive content from the very generous Questlove.