Treasures from the Yale Film Archive: Pariah

Friday, October 28, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:45pm
Humanities Quadrangle, L01
320 York Street
New Haven, CT 06511
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Pariah (Dee Rees, 2011, 86 mins)

A Brooklyn teenager comes out and comes of age in the debut feature film from writer/director Dee Rees. Lou Lumenick called the Sundance hit “a look at the joy, confusion, and heartbreak of adolescence that’s both culture- and locale-specific and, at the same time, universal.” Adepero Oduye gives what Stephen Holden called “an incandescent performance” in the lead role.

Presented in 35mm by the Yale Film Archive with support from Paul L. Joskow ’70 M.Phil., ’72 Ph.D.

Note: In keeping with Yale’s COVID-19 prevention policies, all attendees must be asymptomatic and fully vaccinated (including boosters when eligible) and should be prepared to show proof of vaccination. Yale-approved masks are required at all times.