WHO’S IN IT?
Lovie Simone (All Rise), Celeste O’Connor (Irreplaceable You), Jharrel Jerome (Moonlight), Gina Torres (Serenity), Jesse Williams (The Cabin in the Woods), Ana Mulvoy-Ten (The Girl in the Book), Benjamin Breault (Professor Marston and the Wonder Women), Evan Roe (Time Toys), Cody Sloan (Brad’s Status), Rae Bell (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Tayarisha Poe (film debut), director, writer, producer; Jill Ahrens (Uncorked), Drew P. Houpt (Beach Rats), Lucas Joaquin (Little Men) and Lauren McBride (film debut), producers; ASKA (Skate Kitchen), composer; Jomo Fray (film debut), cinematographer; Kate Abernathy (War Story), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
At an elite Pennsylvania boarding school, senior student Selah (Simone) leads a faction of students called the Spades, which distributes forbidden goods like drugs and alcohol to other students. As she searches for a replacement to fill her spot when she graduates, Selah takes a shining to new girl Paloma (O’Connor) and decides to start training the aspiring photographer the ways of the trade…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
This is a unique coming-of-age story that mixes gangster-like operations with the cattiness of high school, and is sure to be a gem of a streaming item for curious audiences.