Dee Rees

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Jordan Peele Scores Writers Guild Awards Nod for 'Get Out'

The entertainment union also recognized the minds behind “The Big Sick,” “The Shape of Water” and “Mudbound” with 2018 nominations.

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Jordan Peele and 'Get Out' Score 5 Spirit Award Nominations

Dee Rees, Amman Abbasi and other filmmakers of color also received nods from indie cinema organization Film Independent.

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Dee Rees Helms 'An Uncivil War,' A Historical Drama on the Fight for the Equal Rights Amendment

The “Bessie” and “Mudbound” director’s upcoming film will follow the conflict between the feminist advocates who almost made the Equal Rights Amendment the law of the land and the conservatives who rallied against them.

Gripping Drama 'Pariah' Now Available on Netflix

The acclaimed 2011 film about a black teenager engaging with and embracing her identity as a lesbian is now available on Netflix. 

Ladies of Bessie Smith Biopic on the Blues Pioneer's Wild Life

“I was definitely not interested in a white man’s perspective” on Bessie Smith, says biopic director Dee Rees. 

Dee Rees Talks About What Inspired Her Bessie Smith Biopic

It’s been three years since the director debuted her critically acclaimed film “Pariah” at the Sundance Film Festival.