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The Inspection Director Elegance Bratton on a mother's love — and rejection
November 18, 2022
The Inspection director Elegance Bratton went from homelessness to the military, and his film recounts his experience as gay Black man at boot camp.
Swallow Haley Bennett
March 16, 2020
Swallow director Carlo Mirabella-Davis recalled his grandmother’s compulsive disorder to tell his story of a woman (Haley Bennett) who eats objects.
Lena Waithe Twenties
March 11, 2020
Lena Waithe says it was important to her that her new show Twenties shows BET viewers can “get shows just as good as you would on HBO or Netflix or Hulu.”
Premature Rashaad Ernesto Green
February 21, 2020
Rashaad Ernesto Green says his new love story Premature was a tough sell for some potential backers, because it isn’t about Black pain.