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International documentary
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P-Star Rising

ORIGINAL TITLE:
P-Star Rising
USA / 2009 / 83 min
DIRECTOR:
Gabriel Noble
A former rapper guides his talented nine-year-old daughter through the music business

In the early ‘80s Jesse Diaz was a rising star in the hip-hop world. Now he’s a broke single father living in a Harlem shelter with two children to support, one of whom is a rising star on the hip hop scene. P-STAR RISING is the feature documentary about a little girl who is determined to fulfill her fathers broken dreams of becoming a rap star, and thus bring her family out of poverty with her talent and determination.

Gabriel Noble

Gabriel Noble is educated at UCLA, from whence he graduated with a bachelor's degree in Theatre, film and television. He made his feature length debut with AUTUMN'S EYES (2006), a film about a teenage mother who goes to prison and her three year old daughter who lives in extreme poverty. His second film, I WON'T LOVE YOU TO DEATH: THE STORY OF MARIO AND HIS MOM (2007), tells the story of a rapper who tries to save his mother from heroin addiction. P-STAR RISING is his third feature length documentary film.