First Look At Film ‘Five Star’ Based On My Beloved East New York

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Growing up in East New York, you see a a whole lot. You learn how to survive. Now, comes a movie  that will lay bare another facet.

A member of the notorious Bloods since he was 12 years old – both in the film and in real life — Primo takes John, the son of his slain mentor, under his wing, versing him in the code of the streets. Set in East New York, FIVE STAR blends documentary and fictional storytelling as director Keith Miller carefully avoids worn clichés of gang culture to offer a compelling portrait of two men forced to confront the question of what it really means to be a man.

Here is your first look: