We all know that “tomboyish” sister or  the  eternal bachelor uncle who’s lived with the same male “roommate” for decades.  Filmmaker Dee Rees tackles one of the  hush-hush topics in our families  with her feature debut, Pariah.  The film is a lovely coming-of-age story about Alike, a bright and talented student (Adepero Oduye), who is […]

Actress Adepero Oduye was an honoree at this year’s NextGen 2011 event this past weekend.  The Hollywood Reporter’s Next Gen list features a select group of 35 people working in the industry under the age of 35.  Oduye was singled out for her riveting performance in Pariah, a moving story of a Brooklyn teenager coming to […]