Tag: black women directors

Numa Perrier’s Jezebel Transforms the Exploitation of Black Girl Sexuality in the Most Tender, yet Powerful Way

Tiffany Tenille, Jezebel Photo: Courtesy House of Numa When a black girl is seen—truly seen—its effect lingers on my skin like the warmest hug. With her feature film debut, Numa Perrier presents Jezebel, a strikingly beautiful coming-of-age exploration serving as a love story to the free agency of a black girl’s sexuality. Written and directed […]

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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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