‘The End of Malice’ Film & Discussion Series Dive Deep into Issues of Fame, Fortune & Faith

Acclaimed Film Now Available for Digital Download

DALLAS, Nov. 16, 2016 – “The End of Malice,” the acclaimed film exploring the untold story of hip-hop star and former Clipse member Gene Thornton’s journey of faith from  “Malice” to “No Malice,” is now available exclusively through http://iamsecond.vhx.tv/ with an accompanying discussion series addressing controversial topics within the film. The film will also be available Nov. 18 for digital download on iTunes, Google Play and Amazon.TheEndOfMalice.Poster.Small

“When ‘The End of Malice’ debuted this past spring, it became clear the film can be a powerful resource to help facilitate conversations around the issues that have plagued modern culture and urban communities,” said Producer Brandon Ricks. “The hip-hop genre is a powerful influencer in our society and it is often used as a tool to lead young people into fruitless pursuits that leave them lost and broken. Our desire is to use that same influence to help bring restoration to brokenness through the compelling and powerful story of Gene ‘No Malice’ Thornton and ultimately help people discover truth.”

The End of Malice” is a 43-minute intoxicating, first-person narrative of an extraordinary artist confronting the dualities of fame and family, success in the dope game, and the demanding world of mainstream music. The film debuted on Sean Combs’ (a.k.a. P Diddy) REVOLT TV in March 2016 and has since been featured in the International Black Film Festival and received an honorable mention in the Berlin Film Festival.

Featuring commentary from Pusha T, Malice’s brother, fellow Clipse member and president of Kanye Wests’ G.O.O.D Music, as well as his close friend, Pharrell Williams, “The End of Malice” gives never-before-seen insight into Clipse’s successful rise as pioneers of the hip-hop subgenre, coke-rap, and Malice’s abrupt departure from rap music that has left fans intrigued and perplexed.

“No Malice had everything by the world’s standards yet never truly felt fulfilled,” said Ricks. “His journey of discovering true purpose through faith and giving up the things of the world for something more meaningful is a catalyst for conversation surrounding some of our society’s most challenging problems. We have heard countless stories from students, prison inmates and viewers who have been touched by this story and are excited to see how God will continue to use this film to transform lives.”

The exclusive discussion series download available through http://iamsecond.vhx.tv/ contains a full copy of the film in two versions as well as five discussion lessons that focus on issues addressed in “The End of Malice”, including our nation’s infatuation with fame and celebrity, the practical applications of decision-making and the discovery of truth.

For more information, visit EndofMalice.com.

About Second Films

Second Films is the work of I Am Second, a multimedia non-profit launched in 2008 that uses authentic stories to inspire people. For more information, visit http://www.iamsecond.com.

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Kristin Cole, 972.267.1111, kristin@alarryross.com