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Posts Tagged ‘Kasi Lemmons’

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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20 Nov. 2013

Filmmaker Kasi Lemmons tells a new story

We were mesmerized by her first major on screen release in 1997, EVE’s BAYOU, the arresting and beguiling drama about the southern ways of an aristocratic black family—the film that introduced Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Meagan Good—led by Samuel L. Jackson, cast as a doting father, quasi-revered local physician with an untenable bedside manner. From there, […]

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