Review: Geeks go gangster in fresh, lively ‘Dope’ _lowres

Open Road Films photo by Rachel Morrison -- Shameik Moore stars as Malcolm in the new film, 'Dope.'

The Louisiana Film Society and the Louisiana International Film Festival are presenting a pre-release screening of “Dope” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 16, at Cinemark Perkins Rowe.

A favorite with audiences and critics at the Sundance Film Festival, “Dope” follows a young man named Malcolm (Shameik Moore) as he navigates life in a tough Los Angeles neighborhood while simultaneously juggles college applications, academic interviews and the SAT.

Admission is free but registration is required. Click here to register.

VIP seating begins at 6:30 p.m. General admission seating begins at 7 p.m.