miss juneteenth

Film Review: Miss Juneteenth‘s familiar narrative is overcome by Nicole Behari’s stunning central performance

October 7, 2020

A portmanteau of June and nineteenth, Juneteenth is an American-specific holiday predominantly observed by African Americans celebrating the emancipation of those who had been enslaved in the United States.  The importance of this day serves as the backbone for Channing Godfrey Peoples‘ Miss Juneteenth, though it never hits as hard as one might expect, offering […]

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