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    Cross-Post: Women Kicking It on Kickstarter!

    Kickstarter, called "the people's NEA" by The New York Times, recently sent out their 2011 round-up of success stories on their crowdsourced fundraising site, with women filmmakers taking significant applause on the roster, including Dee Rees' Pariah.

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    Anthony Mackie And Dee Rees Announced As Sundance Film Festival Jury Members

    It's only a few weeks away before this year's Sundance Film Festival kicks off and it's just been announced actress Parker Posey will be hosting this year's awards ceremony on January 28.  Jury members were also revealed and Anthony Mackie along with director Dee Rees made the l...

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    The Athena Film Festival Awardees and Lineup

    Most of you dear loyal readers and friends know that I am the artistic director of the Athena Film Festival at Barnard College.  It is something very near and dear to my heart and keeps me quite busy this time of the year.  The second annual festival will take place from February 9-12.

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    Cross-Post: 20 Years of Black Lesbian Cinema Before Pariah

    Cross-Post: 20 Years of Black Lesbian Cinema Before Pariah

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    FUTURES | 'Pariah' Writer/Director Dee Rees

    Writer/director Dee Rees came into this year's Sundance Film Festival as a relative unknown and emerged as a filmmaker to contend with.

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    Color, Light, and Depth: The Visual Aesthetic of "Pariah" (An Interview w/ Cinematographer Bradford Young)

    Dee Rees’ Pariah opens today in select cities, and what promises to be a compelling narrative, also features one of the more evocative visual palettes in recent cinema.

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    Pariah - written and directed by Dee Rees

    Most of this review was written after screening the film at the Toronto Film Festival.  It has been augmented.

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    Interview with Dee Rees - Writer and Director of Pariah

    Pariah opens in limited release tomorrow. I was able to catch it and the Toronto Film Festival. Here is my conversation with writer/director Dee Rees.

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    In My Humble Opinion- The Best Female Directed Films of 2011

    It goes without saying that women made all kinds of films this year.  But the reality is that most made indie films.  Only a couple made studio films.  And the numbers of women directing films is still abysmally low. 

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    Interview with Adepero Oduye star of Pariah

    This is the week when Pariah starts to roll out and I can't say emphatically enough that when this film comes to your town, you must see it.

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