You’re invited to join us for a special advanced screening of Maxine’s Baby: The Tyler Perry Story.
Writer, actor, filmmaker, studio head and media titan Tyler Perry is America’s consummate multihyphenate. But underneath this entertainment behemoth is a man working humbly to heal his childhood trauma by transforming his pain into promise. Maxine’s Baby: The Tyler Perry Story, a nod to his mother’s love, is a tender and intimate portrait of visionary and innovator Tyler Perry and his harrowing-but-faithful road to the top of an industry that didn’t always include him. Nearly a decade in the making, with unfettered access, directors Gelila Bekele and Armani Ortiz lead us into the inner world of a man whose story has never fully been told, as he becomes a father and a media mogul with a mission to pave his own road to the top. The product is a profound lesson on remembering where you came from to know where you want to go.
The film is an official selection of the 2023 AFI Film Festival.
Maxine’s Baby: The Tyler Perry Story will be released globally November 17 on Prime Video.
2023, 115 minutes, color | Directed by Gelila Bekele and Armani Ortiz | Featuring Tyler Perry | Produced by Gelila Bekele, Jasmine K. White, and Asante White
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