Love Jacked

Feature Film: Romantic Comedy, 2018 – 95 minutes

The story centres on MAYA, a headstrong 28-year-old with artistic ambitions – a strong contrast to what her father ED wants: a dutiful daughter to run the family store. Ed is shocked when Maya takes her assertions of independence a step further and decides to travel to Africa for inspiration and returns with a fiancé who is not quite what he seems.

DIRECTED BY: Alfons Adetuyi
WRITTEN BY: Robert Adetuyi and Linda Eskeland
STARRING: Amber Stevens-West, Shamier Anderson, Keith David, Mike Epps, Demetrius Grosse, Lyriq Bent, Marla Gibbs, Angela Gibbs, Nicole Lyn and Kim Roberts
EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Cora Tonna, Mike Epps, Fred Fuchs, Robert Adetuyi, Lwazi Manzi and Horace Rayner
PRODUCED BY: Inner City Films Inc. (Canada) & Spier Films (South Africa)
DISTRIBUTION:   US/Europe/UK  – ICR; Canada – A71;

FESTIVALS & AWARDS:

  • Pan African Film Festival(PAFF) World Premiere WINNER – Programmers’ Award, Best Narrative Feature

  • Roxbury International Film Festival (ROXFILM) WINNER – Best Narrative Feature

  • Oakville Festival of Film & Arts (OFFA) WINNER – Happy Planet Audience Choice Award

  • Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) NOMINATION – Best Diaspora Feature

  • Canadian Film Festival (CFF)– Canadian Premiere

  • Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) 2018 – South Africa Premiere

  • Cape Town International Film Market & Festival (CTIFM&F) – South Africa

  • Da Bounce Film Festival (DBUFF) – Amsterdam

  • African American Film Series (AAFS) February 14th, 2019 – Flint, Michigan

  • Da Bounce Film Festival (DBUFF), 2019 –  Rotterdam

  • Rapid Lion Film Festival, 2019 – Johannesburg, South Africa

PRESS & INTERVIEWS:

“Love Jacked Sets a New Standard for Romantic-Comedy”.  Mark S. Allen, ABC-TV, Sacramento

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