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We Grown Now Film Starring Jurnee Smollet, Lil Rel Howery and More Are Featured At Pan African Film Festival [MORE DETAILS INSIDE]



Minhal Baig, Director, directed the exceptional film, We Grown Now, that is about the coming-of-age drama that dives into the intricacies of family and identity as progression from adolescence to adulthood within the Cabrini Green Homes in the Windy City of Chicago, Illinois. The film resembles an amazing cast with comedic genius Lil Rel, mesmerizing actress Jurnee Smollet, and S. Epatha Merkerson in the lead roles.

As the 2024 Pan African Film & Arts Festival is a highly anticipated showcase of African culture and cinema and arts with a standing room only ceremony brunch honoring exceptional filmmakers who captivated audiences this year with their creative vision and storytelling process at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza.

“We Grown Now,” starring Jurnee Smollett, S. Epatha Merkerson, Blake Cameron James, Gian Ramirez, and Lil Rel Howery and directed by Minhal Baig, took home the festival jury’s Best Feature Narrative prize.

WE GROWN NOW releases April 19th in NY and LA and wide May 10th.

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