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November 1, 2011 / California Film Institute Blog


Recently screened and awarded at the Mill Valley Film Festival in October, Pariah, a film by Dee Rees, has caught the eyes of LGBT communities around the world. The film tells the story of a young African American woman, Alike, living in Brooklyn, New York who is coming to terms with her sexual identity as a lesbian. Recently praised in the New York Times and a South African newspaper, Pariah has brought to light a community of struggling young adults that in the past was kept hidden.

To learn more about Pariah, Click Here!


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