Watch Sparks Fly Between Issa Rae and Lakeith Stainfield in Official ‘The Photograph’ Trailer

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Issa Rae and Lakeith Stainfield star in a new romance film titled, The Photograph with a diverse cast and romantic plot. 

The new upcoming film, The Photograph, is a representative, all-inclusive film featuring a diverse cast and a story we can’t wait to see. The film tells a story about two lovers who cross paths after Lakeith Stanfield’s character reports on a story about Issa Rae’s character’s mother, who documents her life and love through photography. The film is set to be released on Valentines’ Day in 2020 to get viewers into the season of love.

The trailer highlights the characters growing passion and the potential conflict regarding Rae’s character’s relationship with her mother. Watch the official trailer below.

The modern love story also includes comedic and amazing cast members such as Y’lan Noel, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Chelsea Peretti, Kelvin Harrison Jr, Milton Howery Jr., Chante Adams, Teyonah Parris, Rob Morgan, Courtney B. Vance, and Kingsley Ben-Adir.

The release of the trailer has caught the attention and excitement of many viewers. Some in particular note the film’s ability to capture and represent African American love obtained and told beautifully, without the stereotypical plots that some movies evoke.  One fan on Twitter noticed the film’s diversity and positive message on the black love story represented.

The written and directed film by Stella Meghie undoubtedly will spark a new wave of more films representing love in a stunning, positive, and creative light. Look out for the release of The Photograph on February 14th, 2020.