Must See: Watch the Trailer for Mo'Nique's New Film 'BlackBird'

The indie film centers around a teenager struggling with his sexuality and religion.

Oscar winner Mo'Nique returns to the big screen, starring in the indie coming-of-age film, Blackbird.

Co-starring Isaiah Washington and directed by Patrik Ian-Polk, Blackbird centers around a talented teenager (played by newcomer Julian Walker) struggling with his sexuality, his religion and troubled home. This is Mo'Nique's first feature film since 2009's Steppin: The Movie.

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Blackbird will close the Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) in Los Angeles which runs through February 17.

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