“You can rarely go back to your roots and make a movie happen, and that's exactly what we did with "Nine." We created a Pan-African movie that will transcend over time and all races.”
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (PRWEB) February 03, 2023
International thriller "Nine" set in Accra, Ghana, produced by Silver Lining and directed by actor Chris Attoh premieres this week at 7:30 p.m. on February 2, 2023, at "Theatre on the Square" at the Joburg Film Festival in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The story covers a string of young women killed in a ritualistic manner during a full Ghanaian moon, a forensic consultant calls in the help of a homicide detective from the U.S. as the investigation unfolds, they quickly find that they are caught in the middle of an elite group of nine hooded all female assassins' quest to stop a dark supernatural force prophesied to gain immortality by the next Blue Moon.
Executive Produced by Angela White, p.g.a. founder of Silver Lining Entertainment, LLC who is a veteran television and feature film producer based in Los Angeles, CA. White is the first African American woman to produce and own a production company that released a theatrically faith-based film entitled "A Question of Faith," featuring Kim Fields and Richard T. Jones. Her films have showcased some of Hollywood's top talent, including "4Play" featuring Tiffany Haddish and "The Last Letter" featuring Omari Hardwick. Her most recent work can also be seen on the AMC Networks streaming company, ALLBLK's TV series, "Lace," and "A La Carte."
The “NINE” cast is an eclectic mix of South African, Nigerian, American and Ghanaian actors led by Rosemary Zimu (Netflix’s African Original series “Shadow” and the hit TV series, “Savage Beauty,”), Director and Actor Chris Attoh (ALLBLK’s “Lace,” “A House Divided,” “Snap” and Netflix’s “Sylvia”), Kate Henshaw, (Netflix hit TV series, “Blood Sisters,” “Chief Daddy,” and the newly released film “The Set Up 2”) and Damien D. Smith (FXs “Snowfall” and USAs “The Purge”).
The feature film and characters were created and written by Erica Joy (BET’s “The Family Business” and “The Black Hamptons”). Silver Lining Entertainment is producing the film in association with Ghanaian production company, A-Factory Ltd and was shot in Accra, Ghana and Los Angeles, CA.
“It's an amazing experience to be an African American woman premiering an international film in South Africa that their company also financed,” White said. “You can rarely go back to your roots and make a movie happen, and that's exactly what we did with "Nine." We created a Pan-African movie that will transcend over time and all races.”
ABOUT Angela White
Angela is the founder of Silver Lining Entertainment, LLC a family-owned multimedia entertainment company based in Los Angeles, California, and she also founded Backstage Pass to the Movie Industry, an online educational platform for those who wish to gain more knowledge in the arts, entertainment, and media. Most recently, she launched Dreamers with Purpose, a non-profit organization that assists people of color, women, and those who are financially disadvantaged with dream and purpose fulfillment. Having been poured into professionally and personally by industry professionals and leaders, Angela is intentional about paying it forward in her day-to-day work.
As the first African American woman to produce and own a production company that released a theatrically faith-based film, entitled "A Question of Faith," featuring Kim Fields and Richard T. Jones, Angela continues to open doors of opportunity for people of all backgrounds and walks of life through her work. Transitioning from talent management to production, Angela serves as a member of the Producers Guild of America, and her films have showcased some of today’s top Hollywood talent, including: "4Play," featuring Tiffany Haddish; "The Last Letter," starring Omari Hardwick; "The Sin Seer," starring Isaiah Washington and Salli Richardson; and "My Favorite Five," starring Brian White and Jay Ellis, among others. Her work can also be seen on the TV series, "Pump," which features Ray J and Michael Jai White, the TV series, "Laugh Tonight with Damon Williams," ALLBLK s TV series, "Lace" starring Maryam Basir and Skyh Black, A24 s upcoming feature film "The Inspection," and ALLBLK s TV series, "A La Carte." Thus, further positioning Angela as a force to be reckoned with onscreen and off-screen.
ABOUT Silver Lining Entertainment, LLC (SLE)
An independent production company based in Los Angeles, California. Established in 1997 in New Jersey by Angela White, the Company’s mission is to develop independent television and film projects with a multicultural perspective, from inception to completion, for worldwide distribution. SLE’s current focus is on forging strategic relationships with other production companies, writers, directors, talent, and producers to create, develop, produce and distribute compelling stories with core family values to targeted audiences throughout the global marketplace. SLE is now focused on entering the international arena by telling African Diaspora stories with Hollywood Flare.