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'Mudbound' Director Dee Rees Talks Career Trajectory, Choosing Producers, And Her Love For Ensemble Casts

During the Q&A portion of the closing keynote conversation with Dee Rees at the Film Independent Forum, an aspiring filmmaker stepped up to the microphone and, through tears, expressed gratitude to the acclaimed director for being a black lesbian director that others can look up to. 776 more words

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'Mudbound' Dares To Explore the Often Silenced Topic of Black Male PTSD

Writer/director Dee Rees has been anything but predictable. She became a household name in 2011 with her first feature-length film Pariah, a gutting coming-of-age narrative about a young woman grappling with her sexuality. 885 more words


Screening Room: 'Mudbound'

The historical melodrama Mudbound has been making the festival rounds, from Sundance to the New York Film Festival. It’s due on Netflix and in select theaters on November 17. 89 more words


New York Film Festival Review: "Mudbound"

We are all human and thus we know what it is to be sad and to cry. Movies are able to elicit tears by pressing certain buttons and Dee Rees’ “Mudbound” is excellent at knowing just how to push those buttons. 873 more words


Mudbound: A Movie Review That Became Something Quite Different

Mudbound: A Movie Review That Became Something Quite Different

By Ross

Mudbound is an harrowing epic piece of American filmmaking by director, Dee Rees.  Beautifully shot by cinematographer, Rachel Morrison, while being very stressful to experience, the passion of all who made this powerful film is stained on to each and every frame of film, much like the mud and the dirt that is caked onto the skin and shoes of these farmers. 933 more words

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Mudbound (2017)

Absolutely no denying that this film, once it reached its climax, was emotional, brutal, devastating.

It did take a while to get there though. So many strands, lots of characters, all introduced to us at the very start, so that it felt like it took a long while to get going. 142 more words


Dee Rees' 'Mudbound' to Open AFI Fest

The American Film Institute will open its AFI Fest with the Netflix film “Mudbound” on Nov. 9 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.

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