Dee Rees: More Interested In The Future Than Making History

By Mike Cidoni Lennox

“Mudbound” director and co-writer Dee Rees is more interested in the future than she is excited about making history.

Rees recently became the first black woman to get nominated for a best adapted screenplay Academy Award. “Mudbound” also scored another historic nomination for cinematographer Rachel Morrison, who became that category’s first female nominee.

Golden Awards StatuesRees says Monday before the annual Oscars Nominees Luncheon in Beverly Hills that she wants the entertainment industry to get to a place where this is an everyday occurrence and not news.

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