Posted by | Ray Cornelius 

Last night, Open Road Films hosted a special New York City press screening of the film “DOPE” at the AMC Loews 19. Actor and recording artist Mack Wilds, and television & radio personality Angela Yee hosted the screening. Notable attendees included, songstress Bridget Kelly, executive producer Mona Scott-Young, actor Rotimi, reality star Po Johnson and DJ Scratch. Press in attendance included representatives from Huffington Post Live, BET, Vibe, Essence, REVOLT, Hip Hop Weekly, Hip Hop Wired, Madame Noire, Hello Beautiful, The Urban Daily and many more.

Bridgette, Angela and Mack

Angela Yee, Bridget Kelly and Mack Wilds 

In DOPE, Malcolm (Shameik Moore) is carefully surviving life in a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles while juggling college applications, academic interviews, and the SAT. A chance invitation to an underground party leads him into an adventure that could allow him to go from being a geek, to being dope, to ultimately being himself. The film also stars Kimberly Elise, Tony RevoloriKiersey Clemons, Chanel Iman, Quincy Brown, Zoe Kravitz and A$AP Rocky and Tyga. 

“DOPE” is produced by Forest Whitaker, executive produced by Pharrell Williams, and co-executive produced by Sean Combs.

Mona and son

 Mona Scott-Young and son

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Photo Credit: Matthew Hayek/ExclusiveAccess.Net