FFR 156: The 40 Year Old Version

Our spotlight on Black cinema continues today on the podcast with our look at The 40 Year Old Version.  Written, directed and produced by first-time director Radha Blank, this sharp comedy won the 2020 US Dramatic Competition Directing Prize at Sundance. Join us as we discuss this semi-autobiographical tale of a Black creative grappling with asserting an authentic voice in a marketplace governed by white gatekeepers demanding compromise.

Time Stamps:

5:52 - Main discussion on The 40 Year Old Version

38:39 - What’s your Freq Out?

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