elisa_rolle (elisa_rolle) wrote,

Finding Me (2007) directed by Roger S. Omeus Jr.

Director: Roger S. Omeus Jr.

Writer: Roger S. Omeus Jr. (writer)

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Tagline: The Search to find one's self is everyone's journey.

Plot: A fresh, new “indie” film about a young gay black man’s journey of self-discovery, affirmation and love.

Independent African-American gay cinema is given a refreshing, realistic twist in this seductive drama. Faybien Allan has it all going on; he’s young, stylish, and knows the importance of being seen with hip friends at NYC’s trendiest spots. But beneath the sparkle of his nightlife and his stunning good-looks, is a man buckling under his father’s homophobia. Filled with self-loathing and desperate for direction, he meanders through life until meeting Lonnie, a confident activist with a flirtatious smile. However, despite their obvious chemistry and fireworks in bed, Faybien’s insecurities have him looking for the door. Can a budding romance and a few good friends keep him from making the biggest mistake of his life?

A true labor of love shot over the course of a dozen weekends, FINDING ME marks the discovery of a promising and humanistic new talent, first-time Haitian-American filmmaker Roger Omeus, Jr.

@Amazon: Finding Me
@TLA Releasing
@Wolfe Video

Cast (in credits order)
Derrick L. Briggs ... Lonnie Wilson
Ray Martell Moore ... Faybien Allan
J'Nara Corbin ... Amera Jones
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maurice Murrell ... Jay Timber

Tags: gay romance movie

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