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From Harriet to Whitney: Kasi Lemmons Honors Black History

On this day in 2019, Harriet was released in theaters. This incredible biopic about an incredible woman – Harriet Tubman – took an incredible filmmaker. And the filmmaker who made Harriet happen is Kasi Lemmons. 

Kasi’s career spans over three decades, making an enormous impact on the film world – especially in its representation of Black characters and stories.read more.

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Nia DaCosta Brings Social Justice to the Thriller Genre

As it is now Black History Month, we are taking the opportunity to celebrate some of the incredible Black woman artists that we know and love. Today, we’re starting with the amazing Nia DaCosta! 

Nia is a screenwriter and director best known for her work in the thriller genre. Nia began her career as a production assistant, granting her the opportunity to work with celebrated directors such as Martin Scorsese, Steve McQueen, and Steven Soderbergh.read more.

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Nia DaCosta’s ‘Candyman’ Delivers on Both Gore and Reality

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In "Candyman," director/writer Nia DaCosta creates a deliciously gory film with not only visual effects but also gut-wrenching sounds.
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