Mo’Nique & ‘BLACKBIRD’ Cast Attend Atlanta Screening

Mo'Nique - Sidney 2

Last night in Atlanta, RLJ Entertainment and Urban Movie Channel hosted a private screening of the upcoming film ‘BLACKBIRD,’ directed by Patrik-Ian Polk and starring Academy Award winner Mo’NiqueIsaiah Washington and Julian Walker. A mix of VIP’s, press and influencers packed the theater at Midtown Art Cinema to preview the much talked about film and sit in on a Q&A with executive producers Mo’Nique and Sidney Hicks, as well as cast members D. Woods, Torrey Laamar and Nikki JaneV103 personality Ramona Debreaux moderated the discussion.

  Attendees included comedian Rodney Perry (Bounce TV), WNBA Atlanta Dream forward Angel McCoughtryDr. Heavenly Kimes (Bravo’s “Married to Medicine”), Gary Hayes (DISH Nation/”Rickey Smiley Morning Show”), Meelah Williams (singer, TV One’s “R&B Divas Atlanta”), Bobby Valentino,  Melissa Knowles (HLN’s “The Daily Share”), comedian Tone X and more. LGBT influencers included Funky DinevaGee and Juan Session-Smalls (Gentleman’s Ball), Bishop Oliver Clyde Allen and Rashad Burgess (The Vision Church), Melissa Scott (TRAXX Girls), Jim Farmer (Out On Film Festival) and Jacob Kohinoor (YouTube).

BLACKBIRD’ opens in select theaters on April 24. Visit www.blackbirdthemovie.com for theater locations. Follow the conversation online at @BlkBirdtheFilm using hashtag #WeAreBlackbird. @MoWorldWide, @IWashington@PatrikIanPolk@YaGirlDWoods, @TorreyLaamar, @SuperJane814, @ThtGuyJulian   Photos: Chris Mitchell Cast QandA Brande Elise - Angel McCoughtry Bobby Valentino and Manager Cast QandA 2 crowd shot 2 D. Woods and friends in theater D. Woods signs poster D.Woods Gary Hayes - Dish Nation & Rickey Smiley Morning Show Dr. Heavenly Guest asks a question during Q&A Meelah Williams Juan and Gee Session-Smalls JaQuitta Williams - reporter Jacob Kohinoor asks a question during Q&A 2 Meelah Williams 2 Melissa Knowles Michelle Brown from StraightfromtheA is in the house Mo'Nique - D. Woods - Sidney Hicks Mo'Nique - Sidney Hicks Mo'Nique - Ramona Debreaux - Sidney Mo'Nique - Gary Hayes - Sidney Hicks Mo'Nique - Dr. Heavenly Kimes - Sidney Hicks Mo'Nique during Q&A 2 Nikki Jane during Q&A Press Photos Q&A Quentin Latham -FunkyDineva.com Ramona Debreaux (V103) hosts event Ramona Debreaux V103 Princess and Melissa Scott Rashad Burgess - Bishop Oliver Clyde Allen -  Mo'Nique and Sidney Hicks Rita Davis CocoaFab Rodney Perry QandA Sidney Hicks - Mo'Nique Hicks - Torrey Laamar - D. Woods - Nikki Jane torrey laamar Tone X - Mo'Nique - Rodney Perry - Sidney Hicks Tone X

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