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‘Down in the Delta’: Maya Angelou’s Legacy Includes This Timeless Gem

Maya Angelou’s directorial debut, Down in the Delta (1998), tells a story of the Sinclair family’s history (in the tumultuous past) and solidarity (in the treacherous present). Under her insightful direction, every member of the large shines. (SAT: 4.5/5)

Maya Angelou’s directorial debut, Down in the Delta (1998) opens in a poor Chicago neighborhood where Rosa Lynn (Mary Alice) does her best to care for her drug-addicted daughter Loretta (Alfre Woodard).read more.

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Watch at Home: Three to See from Chicago’s CIFF 2021

Exposure at CIFF by Holly Morris
At CIFF, three new films from women filmmakers, Neus Ballús, Andrea Arnold, and Holly Morris, to watch at home.
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