Tag: black female directors

Black Love, Actually: Issa Rae and Lakeith Stanfield to Star in Romantic Drama The Photograph 

(L-R): Issa Rae attends the 24th annual Critics’ Choice Awards on January 13, 2019 in Santa Monica, Ca.; Lakeith Stanfield attends the 27th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party on February 24, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. Photo: Emma McIntyre (Getty Images for The Critics’ Choice Awards), Jamie McCarthy (Getty Images for […]

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Queen Sugar’s 4th Season Has a Premiere Date—and the All-Female Director Lineup Is as Sweet as Ever

Charley (Dawn-Lyen Gardner), Ralph Angel (Kofi Siriboe) and Nova (Rutina Wesley), Queen Sugar, Season 3Photo: Skip Bolen © 2018 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc (Courtesy of OWN) The Bordelons are coming back for their fourth (and hopefully fruitful) season on the farm, as OWN’s hit, Queen Sugar, makes its return. Queen Sugar / OWN (YouTube) The […]

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Sundance 2019: Chinonye Chukwu Becomes 1st Black Female Director to Win Grand Jury Prize

Director Chinonye Chukwu speaks onstage during the Sundance Film Festival Awards Night Ceremony on February 02, 2019 in Park City, Utah. Photo: Matt Winkelmeyer (Getty Images) The white mountains in Sundance just got a bit blacker—and we, specifically, have a black woman to celebrate! Chinonye Chukwu, the director of Clemency, has made history as the […]

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