52 Weeks of Directors: Gina Prince-Bythewood

It’s already difficult for female directors to get their films made, but even more difficult if they feature a female protagonist. Gina Prince-Bythewood faced similar obstacles making her most recent film, Beyond the Lights, but faced even greater adversity because she wanted to cast two black leads. In an interview with Roger Ebert.com, she said …

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I hate skipping weeks in my 52 Weeks of Directors project, but because of my current situation (working full-time and preparing to apply to PhD programs, which means studying for the GRE in my off hours, writing to professors, and crafting personal statements), sometimes my blog doesn’t always come first on my to do list. … Continue reading In Lieu