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Hollywood has a new love story, starring Tessa Thompson!

Tessa Thompson stars opposite Nnamdi Asomugha in writer-director Eugene Ashe‘s romantic Jazz Era film Sylvie’s Love, which made it’s World Premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 27, 2020.

Set in ’50s and ’60s New York City, the story follows aspiring television producer Sylvie (Thompson) as she meets aspiring saxophonist Robert (Asomugha) when he takes a job at her father’s record store in Harlem. After a summer romance that comes to an end, the two fatefully reconnect several years later and find that their feelings for each other have never disappeared.

“Sylvie’s Love” does not yet have U.S. distribution.

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Actress Kerry Washington takes a Seat at the Hollywood Producer Table

Golden Globe nominated actress set down for in-depth discussion “Women Breaking Barriers: How Far Have We Come?” at the SundanceTV Headquarters, moderated by HFPA member Elisabeth Sereda. Panelists also included Julie Taymor (Oscar nominated director), Frankie Shaw (Golden Globe nominated actress, producer, writer and director) and Lisa Jackson (filmmaker and #1 New York Times Bestselling Author).

Panelists discussed their thoughts on the best ways to continue pushing boundaries and creating positive change in the entertainment business. Having dominated the Hollywood big screen for over 20 years, Washington now has her eyes set on joining the ranks of elite producers. Take a look.

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The Cast of Justin Simien’s ‘Bad Hair’ attend World Premiere at Sundance 2020

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Last night Justin Simien’s Sundance opener “Bad Hair” premiered at The Ray Theatre in Park City, Utah. Just hours before the big debut, the “Dear White People,” director joined his cast on the press line to discuss the anticipated phycological horror film.

Those in attendance included cast members: Ashley Blaine Featherson, Daheli Hall, Elle Lorraine, Jay Pharoah, James Van Der Beek, Kelly Rowland, Lena Waithe, Michelle Hurd, Robin Thede, and Yaani King Mondschein,

Executive producers Oren Moverman, Julia Lebedev, and Eddie Vaisman made appearances as well.

Synopsis: When an ambitious young woman is pressured into getting a weave to succeed in 1989’s image-obsessed world of music television, her career flourishes though it comes at a cost much greater than money.

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