Tag Archives: Dee Rees

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Director Dee Rees On Making Emmy Award-Winning HBO Movie ‘Bessie’ With Queen Latifah

Biopic about iconic blues singer Bessie Smith wins outstanding television movie

Bessie chronicles the life of Smith from her rise to fame to the expression of…

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Actress Adepero Oduye (right) as "Alike" in director Dee Rees' "Pariah"

Writer/Director Dee Rees Talks ‘Pariah’ & National Coming Out Day

The filmmaker’s coming-of-age drama reflects some personal experiences and struggles coming into her sexuality

Drawing from personal experiences, Dee Rees directs Pariah, the critically-acclaimed coming of age story of…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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