I Will Follow
First screened in January 2019
Director: Ava DuVernay. Cast: Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Beverly Todd, Michole White, Dijon Talton, Blair Underwood, Omari Hardwick, Tracie Thoms, Tony Perez, Royale Watkins, Owen H.M. Smith, Phalana Tiller, J.R. Ramirez, Kiara Muhammad, Lucas McFadden, Damone Roberts. Screenplay: Ava DuVernay. Twitter Capsule:
Blue, yet somehow light and relaxed. Rarely do mourning stories get this much room to breathe. Modest in its visuals.
This was the first of five features that debut writer-director Ava DuVernay would make this decade, each amazingly distinct from the others.
Beyond being the intruiging origin-point for a rare career, this movie bears an engaging, off-center relation to characterization and narrative build.