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Playin' For Love is a 2013 comedy film starring Salli Richardson-Whitfield and Robert Townsend and directed by Townsend. The film, produced by Townsend Entertainment, premiered in 2013 at the American Black Film Festival and released theatrically in the United States on January 16, 2015.[1][2]

Playin' For Love
Directed byRobert Townsend
Produced byJeff Friday, Lydia Nicole, Messiah Jacobs, Bobby McGee, Jason Price, Robert Townsend, Isiah Thomas
Written byMichelle Amor, Cheryl L. West, Robert Townsend
StarringSalli Richardson-Whitfield, Esai Morales, Jenifer Lewis, Robert Townsend
CinematographyJohn L. Demps Jr.
Edited byRobert Pergament
Release date
  • June 23, 2013 (2013-06-23) (American Black Film Festival)
  • January 16, 2015 (2015-01-16)
Running time
84 minutes
CountryUnited States



  1. ^ Playin' For Love, IMAGE ENTERTAINMENT
  2. ^ "Playin' For Love". Black Cinema Connection. 2014-11-05.

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