Real in ways few movies ever are, 'Pariah' mixes the coming out and coming-of-age story and pitches it against the backdrop of an African-American family adapting to the shifting cultural sexual tides. The result is a film that is warm and raw, sometimes both at the same time, and is easily one our favorites of the year. -- Indiewire
Please note: This October 7 screening has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 8, at 2 pm.
Dee Rees’s stunning character study is the semi-autobiographical tale of Alike (Adepero Onduye) a 17-year-old lesbian poet living in Brooklyn. Adapted from Rees’s award-winning short, the film follows Alike as she explores the pains and pleasures of young love. 2011, DCP, 86 minutes.
- Sundance Film Festival #AtTheWalker Pass: $25 ($20 Walker members, students, and seniors)
See all 16 films as part of this series highlighting Sundance Institute and Film Festival. Purchase a pass and be entered to win two tickets to the Walker Dialogue with Redford on November 12.