50 Cent Film Added to Urbanworld Lineup

Rapper’s football drama to debut at film festival.

Another star-studded project has been added to the lineup of the 15th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival.


The Mario Van Peebles-directed film All Things Fall Apart will be screened. Starring Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson in a “transformative role” as a star college football player, the film’s screening will take place Friday, September 16 at 7:30pm. The event will be followed by a Q&A with director Peebles and actress Lynn Whitfield


All Things Fall Apart will join a diverse slate of nearly 60 films being featured at the New York-based festival. Among the projects being showcased at Urbanworld will be the Ice-T-produced documentary Planet Rock: The Story of Hip Hop and the Crack Generation as well as the Omar Epps-produced documentary You, Me & the Circus.


The Urbanworld Film Festival will take place September 14−18 at New York City’s AMC 34th Street movie theater.

(Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for The Weinstein Company)

Subscribe for BET Updates

Provide your email address to receive our newsletter.

Select the types of notification you would like to receive from us. Please note, you must choose at least one.

By clicking subscribe, I consent to receiving newsletters and other marketing emails. Newsletters are subject to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. Users can unsubscribe at any time.