By Jose Jara
SHINE SET TO RELEASE NATIONWIDE
Forgiven Films Announces SHINE Release Date, Trailer, and Film Poster
LOS ANGELES, CA, August 21, 2018 – Forgiven Films, a division of GVN Releasing, today launched the first full-length trailer and film poster for SHINE. The Latin dance drama stars Dexter’sDavid Zayas, Orange Is the New Black’sAlysia Reiner, and world-renowned dancers Gilbert Saldivar and Jorge “Ataca”Burgos. The film will be released in theaters nationwide on October 5th, 2018.
SHINE won the audience award for best feature at last year’s Urbanworld Film Festival. The story revolves around two brothers (Saldivar and Burgos), once celebrated Salsa dancers, who are separated after a tragedy only to be reunited years later on opposing sides of gentrification.
The film was directed and written by Anthony Nardolillo, via his 13 Paces Productions, and produced with Sandra Varona of Varona Productions, in partnership with Sugar Studios LA and The Exchange.
SHINE is being distributed by Forgiven Films, a division of GVN Releasing.
Two Puerto Rican brothers, Ralphi Matas (Jorge Burgos) and Junior (Gilbert Saldivar), from New York’s Spanish Harlem and the street’s best Salsa dancers, are separated after a tragedy only to reunite years later on opposing sides of gentrification.