By Sheridan Watson
Updated July 01, 2013 at 08:40 PM EDT
Richard Louissaint

An official selection in the 2013 Slamdance, New Voices in Black Cinema, and Frameline Film Festivals, Big Words tells the story of three former rap group members finding themselves in a late-thirties crisis. The film, written and directed by former Entertainment Weekly writer Neil Drumming and starring Dorian Missick, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Darien Sills-Evans, and Yaya Alafia (formerly Yaya DeCosta), is set during the night of the 2008 presidential election.

Big Words comes out on July 19, but get a taste with an exclusive trailer right here:

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