By Sarah Caldwell
Updated April 18, 2013 at 05:07 PM EDT

ARRAY, the distribution label of the African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement (AFFRM), has acquired the 2013 Slamdance film Big Words. Written, directed, and produced by former Entertainment Weekly writer Neil Drumming, the movie tells the story of three former members of a hip-hop group who run into each other on the eve of President Obama’s election.

”Neil has created a poignant study of black masculinity and friendship set against the beauty of hip hop and the community it can foster,” said ARRAY’s Managing Director Tilane Jones in a press release. Southland‘s Dorian Missick stars along with America’s Next Top Model‘s Yaya Alafia.

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