Even in 2017, the market for films with women of color as leads is pretty tricky. Though the past six months have seen a
Stella Meghie's latest film was written, directed and starred in by black women.
The "Everything, Everything" star spoke highly of the movie's portrayal of a biracial family.
What if you couldn’t touch anything in the outside world? Never breathe in the fresh air, feel the sun warm your face...or kiss the boy next door? “Everything, Everything” tells the unlikely love story of Maddy (Amandla Stenberg), a smart, curious and imaginative 18-year-old who due to an illness cannot leave the protection of the hermetically sealed environment within her house, and Olly (Nick Robinso), the boy next door who won’t let that stop them. Nick Robinson, Anika Noni Rose, Ana de la Reguera, director Stella Meghie and book author Nicola Yoon pass by BUILD to speak on the film.
Imagine being grounded -- not being able to leave the house, see your friends, or visit your favorite places. Now imagine living that sort of life for 18 years. In Nicola Yoon's new young adult novel, Everything, Everything, this is the story of main character Madeline's life.
These past few months, I've grown weary trying to find albums that engage me from start to finish. In fact, I've yet to find one album in the past few months I can listen to top to bottom.