“The streets is talking and word is that Money & Violence needs to be on your radar.”
Reluctant gangsters, stick-up kids, and scammers hustle for survival on the unforgiving streets of Flatbush, Brooklyn, in Money and Violence: Seasons 1 & 2, available on Digital HD on August 16, 2016 from Lionsgate. The first 3 episodes of Season 1 will be available for free the first 60 days of release.
A searing and original snapshot of the often forgotten, ambitious and ruthless and conditions that breed them, Money and Violence was written and directed by first-time filmmaker Moses Verneau. Verneau also stars alongside Rene Guercy, Kendo Hammond, Nanawoods Napoleon, Stephen Primus, Gamal Excell, Jamal White, Michael Frantz Dabel, Kaseem Moyd, Audwin Mathieu, Shaquana Peters, Kamalie Gordon, and Princess O’Garro.
Complex, urgent, and intensely engaging, Money and Violence is an immersive and revealing glimpse inside a brutal and little-understood subculture. Drugs, petty larceny, and casual violence earn Rafe (Moses Verneau), Miz (Rene Guercy), Kane (Nanawoods Napoleon), and Shane (Kendo Hammond) a steady living and the respect of their peers, but when winning means living to fight another day and losing isn’t an option, their futures are never certain. Shocking betrayals, devastating losses, and costly miscalculations have serious consequences in a ferocious and unending battle for survival.
Moses Verneau self-financed the first 26-episode season of Money and Violence, filming with friends and unknown actors on his Brooklyn home turf and building a fervent following on YouTube for his exacting and unsentimental chronicle. Fueled by this success, the crowd-funded second season premiered in February 2016. Additional production services provided by ish Entertainment. Money and Violence: Seasons 1 and 2 will be available on Digital HD for the suggested retail price of $14.99 for SD and $19.99 for HD.
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