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 […]

In this clip from Dee Rees’s coming of age drama Pariah, the  main character Alike (played by Adepero Oduye) is arguing with her mother Audrey (played by Kim Wayans) about the proper way to dress for church. It’s a clash of wills that is indicative of the larger issues going on between the teen exploring […]

The days of associating Kim Wayans with over the top sketch comedy characters are soon to be long gone.  In the upcoming film “Pariah” Wayans plays the religiously devout mother of a teenage girl struggling with her sexuality.  The film which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival is directed Dee Rees and executive produced by […]