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Reel Sisters Festival to Screen Gabourey Sidibe’s Directorial Debut Film ‘The Tale of Four’

‘Empire’s’ Gabourey Sidibe prepares to make her debut in directing with the short film ‘The Tale of Four’ set to premiere October 21st: 

Gabourey Sidibe (Empire) will present her directorial debut, the short film, The Tale of Four at the Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival + Lecture Series on October 21st.

Inspired by Nina Simone’s “Four Women,” Sidibe’s film follows a day in the life of a quartet of interconnected women. The 20-minute film, revolves around the life of Aunt Sarah, who’s caring for her sister’s children while she’s in jail; Saffronia, who’s pleading with her mother to tell her the truth about her white father; Sweet Thing, who’s searching for love in the wrong places; and Peaches, who’s dealing with the loss of her son to police brutality.”

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(Source: Hollywoodsblackrenaissance.com)

Originally published: 10/17/17

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