Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit and Lemon director Janicza Bravo.

Janicza Bravo on Her “Weird” New Movie Lemon and Directing Atlanta’s “Juneteenth” Episode

Janicza Bravo on Her “Weird” New Movie Lemon and Directing Atlanta’s “Juneteenth” Episode

Shining light on the overshadowed in TV and film.
Aug. 18 2017 1:00 PM

Detroit and Filmmaker Janicza Bravo

The director talks about her “weird” new movie Lemon, directing Atlanta’s “Juneteenth” episode, and challenging what it means to be a black female filmmaker.

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John Boyega as Melvin Dismukes in Detroit.

Photo illustration by Slate. Image via Annapurna Pictures.

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On this episode of Represent, Aisha Harris talks Janicza Bravo, about her new movie Lemon, challenging what it means to be a black female filmmaker, and directing that great episode of Atlanta, “Juneteenth.” Also, Slate’s chief political correspondent, Jamelle Bouie, joins us for the second week in a row, to discuss Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit.

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