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Brotherly Love :: A Kick-Off to Father’s Day Weekend

(June 15, 2015)...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Ali Center Adds Additional Film Screening Due to Popular Demand

Focuses on Challenges of Today’s Youth: Making Smart Decisions, Understanding Choices and Consequences

Special Guests: Lil’ Romeo and Master P

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (June 15, 2015)… The Ali Center, Christopher 2X of Let the Kids Grow, the University of Louisville Hospital Trauma Center, two national celebrities and a gunshot wound survivor are kicking off Father’s Day weekend with a free community event at the Ali Center on Friday, June 19th. Brotherly Love, a 2015 American drama film written and directed by Jamal Hill and executive produced by Queen Latifa for her production company (Flavor Unit Films), challenges youth to face the consequences of their actions and to ultimately make the right life choices. The film features Romeo Miller (aka Lil’ Romeo), rapper, actor, basketball player, entrepreneur, and model) who—along with his father, Master P—will be at the event and participants of the panel discussion prior to the first film screening.

Previously, the Center had announced one showing of Brotherly Love at 6pm, with advance passed required. Doors open at 5:15pm. In addition to this time, organizers have added a second showing at 8pm, as the first showing is already filled to capacity. No passes are needed for the 8pm show (which will not include a panel discussion).

Panel Members include:

  • Romeo Miller (aka Lil’ Romeo), rapper, actor, basketball player, entrepreneur, and model
  • Percy Robert Miller (aka Master P), rapper, actor, entrepreneur, filmmaker, record producer, philanthropist
  • Sheronda Morris, gunshot wound survivor
  • Donald Lassere, President and CEO of the Muhammad Ali Center
  • University of Louisville Hospital Trauma Surgeons (TBA)

Moderator: Christopher 2X, Let the Kids Grow

“From gunshot wound survivors… to all youth, Brotherly Love is needed.” —Romeo Miller

Lil Romeo

Contact:
Christopher 2X
(502) 379-5292

About the Muhammad Ali Center

The Muhammad Ali Center, a 501(c)3 corporation, was co-founded by Muhammad Ali and his wife Lonnie in their hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. The international cultural center promotes the six core principles of Muhammad Ali (Confidence, Conviction, Dedication, Giving, Respect, and Spirituality) in ways that inspire personal and global greatness and provides programming and events around the focus areas of education, gender equity, and global citizenship. Its newest initiative, Generation Ali, fosters a new generation of leaders to contribute positively to their communities and to change the world for the better. The Center’s headquarters also contains an award-winning museum experience. For more information, please visit www.alicenter.org

Contact:

Jeanie Kahnke
Senior Director of Public Relations and External Affairs
jkahnke@alicenter.org
502.992.5301

AliCenter.org