Blessed & Cursed
Price: $4.98 / €3.59
Drama / Urban (2010) 146 minutes ~ Color
The Biblical tale of David and Saul gets re-imagined against a modern backdrop in this tale of a talented gospel singer who is forced to choose between family and fame while working as a Psalmist in a prominent inner-city church. When Dwight Hawkins (Deitrick Haddon) was just a young boy, his watched as his father's dreams of becoming a bishop slipped out of reach. Years later, Dwight is offered the opportunity to compose psalms for biggest church in the city, and encounters treachery from the most unlikely of sources. The church's current bishop has become so caught up in his all-consuming envy of Dwight that he's hatched a scheme to ruin the singer for good. But with a little faith, Dwight will find the courage to overcome any obstacle that lies in his path.
Director: Joel Kapity
Writers: Allison Elizabeth Brown (screenplay), Deitrick Haddon (story)
Stars: Kierra 'Kiki' Sheard, Deitrick Haddon, Loren Harper