Is there any better way to depict the night Donald Trump was elected as the 45th President of the United States other than that of a black love story? Yesterday (Jan. 22), seasoned director Qasim Basir premiered his sixth picture A Boy. A Girl. A Dream: Love On Election Night at the Sundance Film Festival held in Utah, debuting in the NEXT category.
Starring Meagan Good, Omari Hardwick, and Jay Ellis, the film takes place on the evening of the 2016 Presidential election, one where the masses were fueled by anxiety founded between Hilary Clinton or Donald Trump becoming the new head of government.
Co-written by Samantha Turner and produced by Datari Turner, the story surrounds a gentleman named Cass, played by Hardwick, a USC graduate who is an L.A. promoter who ends up grooving in innate endearment with a young lady from out of town named Free, who is played by Good, who is in the midst of a difficult breakup. Together, the two become instrumental figures in one another’s journey to follow the dreams and experience true freedom.
The exclusive clip showcases an ideal vision of the chemistry between the two mains, as they proceed to challenge one another on their conquest to live out their dreams, and tend the contemplate the reality of their bond. Check out the exclusive clip, below.