Inspired by Mary Shelley’s timeless classic Frankenstein, Bomani J. Story's The Angry Black Girl and Her Monster will arrive in theaters and On Demand and Digital on June 9th via RLJE Films, and we have a look at the official trailer ahead of its release!

Written and directed by Bomani J. Story, and produced by Jack Davis, Darren Brandl, and Bomani J. Story, The Angry Black Girl and Her Monster stars Laya DeLeon Hayes, Denzel Whitaker, Chad L. Coleman, Reilly Brooke Stith, and Keith Holliday.

You can watch the trailer below, and in case you missed it, read Heather Wixson's SXSW interview with Bomani J. Story and Laya DeLeon Hayes.

Synopsis: Vicaria is a brilliant teenager who believes death is a disease that can be cured. After the brutal and sudden murder of her brother, she embarks on a dangerous journey to bring him back to life. Inspired by Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, THE ANGRY BLACK GIRL AND HER MONSTER thematically challenges our ideas of life and death. Bomani J. Story, the film's writer and director, crafts a thrilling tale about a family that, despite the terrors of systemic pressure, will survive and be reborn again.

[Photo Credit: Above photo courtesy of RLJE Films.]

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