By ANGELA DAWSON
Front Row Features
HOLLYWOOD—Mario Van Peebles made his first feature film two decades ago with the urban crime drama “New Jack City.” A second-generation filmmaker—his father is legendary auteur Melvin Van Peebles—he is now ushering in another generation of artists with a coming-of-age comedy set within America’s first black presidency.
“We the Party” is a multicultural comedy about a group of Los Angeles teenagers dealing with issues both contemporary as well as timeless (i.e. getting a date for prom, dealing with bullies and becoming a man.) (The rest of this article is available only to frontrowfeatureswire.com subscribers. If you’re interested in subscribing, contact firstname.lastname@example.org)