Monday, December 11

Staff Picks (past events)Repertory Series ArchiveIn Our View: Films by African American Women

Pariah

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(2011) dir Dee Rees w/Adepero Oduye, Pernell Walker, Aasha Davis, Charles Parnell, Sahra Mellesse, Kim Wayans [86 min; DCP]
Acclaimed indie filmmaker Dee Rees’ breakout film is the gorgeously-shot portrait of an African American lesbian teenager struggling to come to terms with her sexuality, the concerns of her strict, religious mother, and her desire to choose her own path in life.

“‘Pariah’ feels a lot like life, at its most confusing, contradictory and exhilarating.” – Ann Hornaday, Washington Post

“In her fearless, world-here-I-am! debut Pariah, writer-director Dee Rees demonstrates, with simplicity and verve, that there’s no substitute for authenticity.” – Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly

“A moving story that’s told with intelligence, heart and a working knowledge of the real world we live in.” – Alonso Duralde, The Wrap

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