Dee Rees

Born: 11/30/1976 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Filmography

Director (5)

Pariah 2011 (Movie)

(Director)

Eventual Salvation 2008 (Movie)

(Director)

Pariah 2006 (Movie)

(Director)

Bessie (TV Show)

Director

Empire (Tv Show)

Director
Writer (5)

Pariah 2011 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Eventual Salvation 2008 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Pariah 2006 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Bessie (TV Show)

Story By

Bessie (TV Show)

Screenplay
Producer (1)

Eventual Salvation 2008 (Movie)

(Producer)
Other (1)

EDUCATION

Florida A&M University

Tallahassee , Florida 2000

Milestones

2011

Wrote and directed the feature length adaptation of "Pariah"; Oduye reprised lead role opposite Kim Wayans and Aasha Davis

2008

Wrote, directed, and produced the documentary "Eventual Salvation"

2007

Wrote and directed the short film "Pariah," about a lesbian teenager living in Brooklyn (Adepero Oduye); film was featured at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival

2006

Wrote the first draft of "Pariah" in longhand, while she was attending NYU and interning for the script supervisor on Spike Lee’s "Inside Man" (2006)

2005

Made feature writing and directorial debut with the short "Orange Bow"; also produced

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