Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap getting theatrical release

Producer and distributor The Indomina Group just announced the North America theatrical release date for Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap, the Ice-T-directed documentary that premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.

Indomina, an independent distribution house based in The Dominican Republic, released the highly acclaimed Hong Kong epic Detective Dee and The Mystery of the Phantom Flame directed by Tsui Hark. The company also distributed Yuen Woo Ping’s martial arts thriller True Legend, starring Vincent Zhao, Zhou Xun, Michelle Yeoh and the late David Carradine, as well as Teddy Chan’s award-wining Bodyguards & Assassins. The company is teaming up with Samuel L. Jackson to produce a live action Afro Samurai movie based on the popular anime series.

Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap features some of the rap and hip-hop’s biggest talent, including Chuck D, Grandmaster Caz, Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Melle Mel, Q-Tip, Redman, Mos Def, Afrika Bambaataa, B Real, Immortal Technique, Ice Cube, MC Lyte, Nas, Dr. Dre, KRS-One, Common and Kanye West.

According to the company’s release, Ice-T is very excited about the summer release, and Indomina is working on an impactful and significant marketing presence for the film.

Paul Toogood produced The Art of Rap with Jorge Hinojosa, Ice-T, Simon D. Pearce, David Kaplan and Alison Toogood.

Other recent acquisitions for The Indomina Group have included the comedy A Fantastic Fear of Everything starring Simon Pegg, and the thriller Life Without Principle – the newest film from Hong Kong action cinema icon Johnnie To.