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    Award-Winning “A Thousand and One” Movie Hits Theaters

    On March 31, 2023, the movie “A Thousand and One” hits theaters. The film debuted at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival, winning The U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic. Now, everyone has the chance to see this compelling story in theaters. 

    “A Thousand and One” is the story of free-spirited Inez, played by Teyana Taylor. The movie is set in the 1990s in New York City. 

    After getting out of jail, Inez moves from shelter to shelter while her son is in foster care. Not wanting to leave him again, she kidnaps him so they can build a life together. Together, they set out to reclaim their sense of home, identity, and stability.


    Directed by:

    A.V. Rockwell


    Writing Credits:

    A.V. Rockwell


    Produced by: 

    Julia Lebedev

    Rishi Rajani

    Eddie Vaisman

    Lena Waithe

    Brad Weston



    Teyana Taylor

    William Catlett

    Josiah Cross

    Aven Courtney

    Aaron Kingsley Adetola

    Tara Pacheco

    Terri Abney

    Delissa Reynolds


    In the Media:

    “Rockwell uses the full range of cinematic expressivity to turn a small, often tragic story of raw deals and rash decisions into an admiring portrait of survivorship, determination and resourcefulness.” Jessica Kiang, Variety

    “Well-acted and compelling.” David Rooney, Hollywood Reporter

    “Watching a ferociously protective and streetwise mother try to beat the system and raise a son who will have more opportunities than she is so compelling. Taylor's searing portrayal of that woman is Oscar-worthy.” Dwight Brown,

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