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ISSA RAE

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THE PHOTOGRAPH (2020)
Starring Lakeith Stanfield, Issa Rae, Chelsea Peretti, Courtney B. Vance, Kelvin Harrison Jr, Kenneth Kynt Bryan, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Teyonah Parris, Lilrel Howery and Rob Morgan. Directed by Stella Meghie.

When famed photographer Christina Eames dies suddenly, she leaves her estranged daughter Mae Morton hurt, angry and confused. But tucked away in a safe-deposit box is a single photograph and a letter that will propel Mae on a journey that will ignite an unexpected romance with rising-star journalist Michael Block and lead Mae toward Isaac Jefferson, a New Orleans fisherman with a mysterious connection to her mother’s past.
LITTLE (2019)
Starring Marsai Martin, Issa Rae, Jd McCrary, Justin Hartley, Mikey Day, Blair Jasin and Chelsea Hayes. Directed by Tina Gordon and Tina Gordon Chism.
THE HATE U GIVE (2019)
Starring Amandla Stenberg, Lamar Johnson, Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, Anthony Mackie, Common, Tj Wright, Issa Rae, Algee Smith and K.j. Apa. Directed by George Tillman Jr.

Starr Carter is constantly switching between two worlds: the poor, mostly black, neighbourhood where she lives and the rich, mostly white, prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Now, facing pressures from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what's right.

REVIEWS The Hate U Give - A traumatic and triumphant coming-of-age story

THE LOVEBIRDS
Starring Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani. Directed by Michael Showalter.
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