*Producers of Life Love Soul – a story of a young man who loses everything and triumphantly finds himself — hosted the long-awaited DVD Release party for the independently released Noel Calloway Film that won several awards when it was released last year to favorable reviews on Tuesday, August 27, 2013.
Venue host Marvin Coleman of The Time Hotel Inc. Lounge in New York City cordially welcomed many of the stars of Life Love Soul who were joined by scores of fashionistas and filmnistas who enjoyed complimentary Alacran Tequila cocktails and jumbo red velvet cupcakes from Kupcake Diva Renell Glover throughout the exciting evening.
When not networking, dressed to the nines guests twerked, tweeted, twisted and twirled the night away to soulful music by The Legendary Chris Washington. Singer Tay Bell provided one of the highlights of the evening when he serenaded R&B birthday celebrant Valerie Simpson with the birthday song.
Life Love Soul is a coming of age drama that takes you on a journey through the trials and tribulations of a seventeen-year-old honor student Roosevelt Jackson (Robbie Tate-Brickle) whose world was shattered by the sudden death of his mother (Tami Roman). Orphaned and heartbroken he reluctantly honors his mother’s wish and resides with his estranged father (Chad Coleman) who is ill-equipped to nurture him as he struggles to cope lending to a tumultuous. As he begins to piece his life together he is blind-sided by another life altering circumstance. Despite such odds his mother’s love proves to be the glue that underlies the strength that he processes, the undercurrent that bears testament to his life experiences and profoundly influence his direction.
Directed, written and produced by Noel Calloway, Life Love Soul stars Chad Coleman (The Walking Dead), Jamie Hector (The Wire), Terri J. Vaughn (The Steve Harvey Show), Tami Roman (Basketball Wives), Egypt Sherrod (Radio Personality), Tamara Fay (30 Rock), Valerie Simpson (Ashford & Simpson), Allen J. West, Mia Michelle, Jian Pierre Rice and introducing Robbie Tate-Brickle
Cast and producers of LIFE LOVE SOUL are pictured at the DVD Release Party in Times Square in New York City (Left to Right) Bob Tate Sandy Tate Jian Pierre Rice Robbie Tate-Brickle Dedra N. Tate Tamara Fay Valerie Simpson Noel & Latisha Calloway Jeanine Tate (Photo by Ronnie Wright)
Life Love Soul was executive produced by Benny Pough and Allen J. West and produced by Noel Calloway and Dedra N. Tate. Associate producers are Bob & Sandy Tate, Andrea Holmes Thompkins, Sherrie R. Kerr-DeAnda & Yandy Smith (Love & Hip Hop). Life Love Soul, A Noel Calloway Film, is available at Walmart, iTunes, Amazon.com, Target.com and On Demand!
At Urbanworld Film Festival Gun Hill director Reggie Rock Bythewood (center) leads cast at post screening Q&A with enthusiastic audience (Photo by Ronnie Wright)
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