Pariah 2011

Pariah is a 2011 contemporary drama film written and directed by Dee Rees. It tells the story of Alike (Adepero Oduye), a 17-year old African–American teenager embracing her identity as a lesbian. It premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and was awarded the Excellence in Cinematography Award.

Plot: The film focuses on Alike (played by Adepero Oduye), a 17 year old African-American teenager who lives with her parents – Audrey (Kim Wayans) and Arthur (Charles Parnell) – and younger sister Sharonda (Sahra Mellesse) in Brooklyn’s Fort Greene neighborhood. Alike excels in poetry and is a good student at her local high school.

* Adepero Oduye as Alike
* Davis as Bina
* Charles Parnell as Arthur
* Kim Wayans as Audrey
* Pernell Walker as Laura

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