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The Root Connects to Dee Rees

Posted December 30, 2011

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In The Root, Linda Villarosa's article, "PARIAH Filmmaker Scores Acclaim," looks at Dee Rees journey in getting PARIAH made. But as much as this story is about her, Rees is quick to thank her collaborators:

I was in love with my cast...I tried to be true to the characters, and they got that. They understood that I wanted to tell a story that felt really authentic, and we were all very invested in that.