Shot in and around Church Hill in 2012, Praheme Praphet’s Troop 491: the Adventures of the Muddy Lions will see it’s official theatrical release at the Criterion Theater in Movieland, this coming Friday October 4. A private screening at the Byrd Theater in May brought out over 1,300 people.
The film features local talent and a few local celebrities such as Clovia Lawrence, Danja Mowf, J.Ron Flemming and Tim and Daphne Reid. Tim Reid served as a producer on the film.
Born and raised in Richmond, Virginia, Praheme Praphet earned a B.A. in Film Production from Howard University where he graduated cum laude and became a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., Beta Chapter & Phi Sigma Pi National Honors Fraternity Inc, Alpha Tau Chapter. Praheme is a 2010 graduate of Florida State University with a Masters of Fine Arts in Film Production. To date, Praheme has been credited on over 100 film & video productions.