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I definitely believe we are in the midst of a movement where LGBT stories are being told from the point of view of people of color. Elated, excited, amped – words can’t even describe how I feel about where we’re headed as LGBT filmmakers of color. While I have heard some in mainstream cinema suggest that these types of stories are niche and esoteric, I strongly disagree. I’ve always bee...

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An American Girl Story - Melody 1963: Love Has to Win dir. Tina Mabry (2016)

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The Daily Beast has a great interview article on these four Black women who are filmmakers: Taj Paxton, Tina Mabry, Ava DuVernay and Victoria Mahoney. Also, here’s a short list of films directed by Black women with Black women as lead cast.

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Wherein I talk about Tina Mabry’s Mississippi Damned

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Ava DuVernay on the “Hard Choices” That Make Charley Seem Unlikable | Queen Sugar | OWN Charley finally shows her manipulative side. Show creator Ava DuVernay says none of the characters’ behavior is black-and-white.

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i REALLY wanna watch mississippi damned but it does NOT exist in the internet wtf

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Director Tina Mabry, winner of the Outstanding Directorial Achievement for Children’s Programs Award for An American Girl Story - Melody 1963: Love Has to Win.

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Tina Mabry's 'Mississippi Damned' Is Now Streaming on Netflix, Courtesy of AFFRM + Array

Tina Mabry's 'Mississippi Damned' Is Now Streaming on Netflix, Courtesy of AFFRM + Array

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Mississippi Damned by Tina Mabry (2009)

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#BlackoutFestival Partner AFFRM Released Tina Mabry’s ‘Mississippi Damned’ on Netflix Today! The Award Winning Film Features Blackout Festival Storytelling Panelist Tessa Thompson! Watch the Official Trailer for ‘Mississippi Damned’: and See the Movie Today on Netflix: “Tina Mabry’s ‘Mississippi Damned’ Is Now Streaming on N...

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In a future where schools are segregated by economic status, a struggling mother must decide whether to sell her own organs to give her children a better education. (via FUTURESTATES : Crossover By Tina Mabry)

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