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    Go Behind The Scenes w/ The Cast In New 'Belle' Featurette

    Go Behind The Scenes w/ The Cast In New 'Belle' Featurette

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    BAFTA Will Celebrate Award-Winning Director Amma Asante's Recent Work In USA Event

    BAFTA Will Celebrate Award-Winning Director Amma Asante's Recent Work In USA Event

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    After the Oscar: Filmmakers Who Could Have a Director-Muse Relationship With Lupita Nyong'o

    What I’d love to see is Nyong’o become a muse to someone, to develop a longstanding relationship with a director on a series of projects that solidify both their careers.

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    Belle Director Amma Asante on Challenging Stereotypes About Black Directors

    Part Two of our interview: "I wanted to create my version of an English rose. I really wanted to communicate to the audience: there are many types of English roses, and let me offer you another one for your consideration."

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    Belle Director Amma Asante Explains Why She Wanted Tell a Jane Austen Story With a Black Protagonist

    There's nothing quite like "Belle" on the contemporary film scene -- a luxurious period piece and a sweet, gentle romance that wears its keenly insightful politics on its silk sleeves. In the first of two interviews, Director Amma Asante discusses gender, love, and the origins of the film.

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    Athena FF: Amma Asante's Belle Revisits Jane Austen Through Black POV

    "This is the story of a woman who is loved." Those are the words black British director Amma Asante used to describe her marvelous sophomore feature "Belle" at the Athena Film Festival this past weekend, and they had a palpable emotional impact when Asante uttered them at the film's post-screening...

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    Amma Asante, Rebecca Miller Announce New Projects

    Great news: two female filmmakers have announced new projects today.

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    'Belle' Director Amma Asante Tapped By Warner Bros To Helm Thriller 'Unforgettable'

    'Belle' Director Amma Asante Tapped By Warner Bros To Helm Thriller 'Unforgettable'

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    Women-Directed Films in 2014 Will Be Few and Far Between (Updated)

    Movie-lovers interested in films by women directors won't have much reason to go to the mutliplex this year. In 2013, only three films from female filmmakers opened in wide release. 2014 looks to be a slight improvement, but not by much.

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