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Posts Tagged ‘Dee Rees’

30 Nov. 2016

Julie Dash on blazing trails, female directors then and now


The current age of well-known female film directors courses amid topical conversation—namely, Ava Duvernay (“Selma”), Sanaa Hamri (“Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants”), Mira Nair (“Mississippi Masala”), Dee Rees (“Pariah”), Sofia Coppola (“Lost in Translation”), Kasi Lemmons (“Talk To Me”), Lisa Cholodenka (“The Kids Are All Right”), and Debra Martin Chase (“The Princess Diaries”) among others. […]

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21 Sep. 2015

Glamorous EMMYs, eloquent history


      Oh, what a night!    Adding another footnote to history, Viola Davis and Regina King received well-deserved EMMY awards for their performances respectively, in the ABC dramas, Shonda Rhimes’ “How To Get Away With Murder” and “American Crime” from Oscar winner John Ridley IV (Best Screenplay, 12 Years a Slave).         […]

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