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  • New Film ‘Pariah’ Confronts Lesbianism Head On

    Dec 27, 11 by Dizzy 3 Comments


    *Once you see the Focus Features film “Pariah,” it will haunt you long after the credits roll. The film, opening today, 12-28-11,  is breathtaking, riveting, and thought-provoking—a tour de force achievement for first time director Dee Rees, who has written a semi-autobiographical tale about a young teen named Alike who is quietly but firmly coming […]

  • Video: ‘Pariah’ Filmmaker Dee Rees Signs with UTA

    Mar 25, 11 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *Major talent firm UTA has swooped up writer-director Dee Rees, whose debut film “Pariah” had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January. Focus Features picked up worldwide rights to Rees’ teen drama, which had screened opening night of the festival. Based on an award-winning short Rees screened at Sundance three years earlier, […]