Tag: Pariah

Poster for Dee Rees’ PARIAH

     September 6, 2011

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Focus Features has released the fan-approved poster for Dee Rees’ Pariah.  Apparently unable to decide how to market a film about a black teenager trying to find love and hiding her lesbianism from her family, Focus allowed the Internet to …

Trailer for Sundance Hit PARIAH

     June 10, 2011

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One of the more popular films to come out of this year’s Sundance Film Festival was Dee Rees’ Pariah.  The movie centers on Alike (Adepero Oduye in a must-see performance), a black teenage lesbian trying to hide her sexuality from …

2011 Sundance Film Festival Award Winners

     January 30, 2011

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The Sundance Film Festival Juries have selected the winners of the 2011 awards.  The big winner is Like Crazy, which won both the Grand Jury Prize (Dramatic) and a Special Jury Prize for actress Felicity Jones.  Naturally, Like Crazy already …

Sundance 2011: PARIAH Review

     January 29, 2011

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I cannot personally speak to the experience of hiding my sexuality from my loved ones.  Since I’m heterosexual, people have had to work a little harder to find reasons to irrationally hate me.  It’s difficult to outright dismiss films which …