boyz n the hood

"He entertained but also inspired a generation of audiences," festival co-founder Jane Rosenthal said in a statement.
Ava DuVernay called Singleton, who died Monday, "a giant among us." Jordan Peele said he was "a true inspiration."
"Boyz N The Hood" director, John Singleton, has died after being taken off life support following a stroke.
He was the first African American filmmaker and the youngest person in history to be nominated for a Best Director Oscar.
Singleton, the first African-American filmmaker to be nominated for a Best Director Oscar, suffered a stroke earlier this month.
The Academy Award-nominated filmmaker's family confirmed he is in intensive care as celebrities and fans sent their well wishes.
The actress opened up about being accepted into the Academy and the 25th anniversary of ‘Boyz n the Hood."
Whether there are 8 or 800 -- with bright double-ball elastic holders tight at the top and butterfly barrettes bouncing at the bottom or with cobalt blue yarn woven throughout -- braids are, and always will be, a definitive symbol of black girl culture.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, the Kingslayer himself, also shows up with a message for the haters. This probably isn't the movie