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The Birth of a Nation (2016)

Directed by Nate Parker

Cinematography by Elliot Davis

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Check out the trailer for Appropriate Behavior!

Desiree Akhavan is the creative force behind the film Appropriate Behavior. I’m really excited for this movie for a bunch of reasons most of all it’s a female directed, female led romcom about an Iranian Bisexual.

To say you don’t come across a movie like this every day is a gross understatement.

Already it’s getting some love from film festivals and critics alike-

**2014 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL - NEXT SECTION**

**GRAND JURY PRIZE WINNER FOR SCREENWRITING - OUTFEST**

I’ll have the pleasure of interviewing this incredible lady this monday, but in the mean time please watch and share this trailer so it can get the attention it deserves! This is a really important film for so many groups of people and it would be sch a waste of great talent and material if it just fades away.

You can follow Desiree here- https://twitter.com/desimakesmovies

And Appropriate Behavior here- https://twitter.com/AppropriateFilm

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The 2000 Sundance Film Festival introduced us to the talents of director Karyn Kusama and actress Michelle Rodriguez with the premiere of Girlfight, which won the Directing Award and shared the Grand Jury Prize in the U.S. Dramatic Competition. 

“We have to accept that making movies is a never-ending process of occasional progress, frequent setbacks, and unexpected curveballs being thrown our way. Navigating that process requires stamina, curiosity, openness, and creative fire.”  - Karyn Kusama

Still courtesy of Girlfight | Photo by James Bridges ; Photos © 2000 Fred Hayes/WireImage