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DEE REES PARIAH
A Sister Outsider in
Nationally renowned African-American lesbian activist, scholar...
Seldom do I see my image anywhere, and certainly not portrayed in non-stereotypical and non-heterosexist ways on the silver screen. But Dee Rees' semi-autobiographical
gives me a glimpse of my younger self growing up in Brooklyn.
LISTEN: Director Dee Rees And Actress Adepero Oduye Talk 'Pariah'
Broadcast journalist and host, 'OUTTAKE VOICES'
is writer/director Dee Rees' debut feature film, based on her award-winning 2007 short film of the same name. In
, Alike, beautifully played by Adepero Oduye, is quietly but firmly embracing her identity as a lesbian.
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