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Dee Rees Talks About What Inspired Her Bessie Smith Biopic

Dee Rees Talks About What Inspired Her Bessie Smith Biopic

by Jamilah King on October 22 2014, 1:11PM

It’s been three years since the director debuted her critically acclaimed film “Pariah” at the Sundance Film Festival.

Topics: Culture

bell hooks Talks Feminist Liberation With Stars of '20 Feet From Stardom,' 'Pariah'

bell hooks Talks Feminist Liberation With Stars of ‘20 Feet From Stardom,’ ‘Pariah’

by Jamilah King on May 7 2014, 3:08PM

It’s the last bit of her most recent speaking series at the New School.

Topics: Culture

Adepero Oduye Responds to Meryl Streep’s Shout Out at Golden Globes

by Jorge Rivas on January 17 2012, 11:33AM

When Meryl Streep took the stage to deliver her acceptance speech for winning the Golden Globe award for Best Performance by an Actress she mentioned Adepero Oduye’s name as someone who could be up on that stage winning that same award.

Topics: 'Pariah', Arts & Culture, /NOW

‘Pariah’ Expands To 10 More Theaters Including Atlanta, Portland, Scottsdale, Austin, Philly

by Jorge Rivas on January 13 2012, 10:52AM

The critically acclaimed and award-winning film ‘Pariah,’ that we’ve written about several times here at Colorlines.com, opens in 10 new cities today.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Even George Lucas Had a Hard Time Finding Funding for Film With Black Leads

Even George Lucas Had a Hard Time Finding Funding for Film With Black Leads

by Jorge Rivas on January 11 2012, 10:47AM

You know it’s bad when George Lucas, the man behind ‘Star Wars’ who has two of the top 10 grossing films of all time, can’t get funding to make a movie because his lead characters are all black. Lucas says…

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

'Pariah' Director Dee Rees and Kim Wayans Talk With Colorlines.com Play

‘Pariah’ Director Dee Rees and Kim Wayans Talk With Colorlines.com

by Jorge Rivas on January 5 2012, 9:24AM

“We’d go to pitch meetings and the moment we said ‘black, lesbian, coming of age,’ they would turn around, validate our parking and hand us a bottle of water,” Rees tells Colorlines.com in reflecting on her feature-film directorial debut. Watch the interview.

Topics: 'Pariah', Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality

'Pariah' Proves There's an Audience--and a Hunger--for Real Stories

‘Pariah’ Proves There’s an Audience—and a Hunger—for Real Stories

by Jamilah King on January 3 2012, 9:48AM

Dee Rees’s critically acclaimed film about a young, black lesbian wrestling with multiple identities turns on the radical assertion that there’s no one way to be young, or black, or queer.

Topics: 'Pariah', Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality

‘Pariah’ Opens to Strong and Promising Limited Release

by Jorge Rivas on January 2 2012, 2:16PM

The long awaited film is only playing on four screens nationwide but industry insiders say it’s looking like it’ll have a strong wider release later this week.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

'Pariah' Film Director Dee Rees Talks About Coming Out Queer

‘Pariah’ Film Director Dee Rees Talks About Coming Out Queer

by Jorge Rivas on October 18 2011, 1:24PM

Dee Rees, the writer and director of the LGBT film “Pariah,” discusses her own experience coming out of the closet.

Topics: Arts & Culture

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