Rejected by Hollywood studios for being “too specific to have an audience,” but trending on the internet, North Hollywood is a fresh new film that is shaking up an old system. Produced by Pharrell, starring Vince Vaughn, and endorsed by Tony Hawk, it’s changing the way skating culture is portrayed on the big screen and challenging an industry that often puts Black filmmakers into a box. In this panel the director of the film & founder of Illegal Civ, Mikey Alfred, and his cast talk about what it was like to produce a soon to be iconic film.
Check out the North Hollywood Trailer & more here: https://www.complex.com/pop-culture/2020/12/mikey-alfred-north-hollywood-complexland-interview
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