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Angie Thomas’s “The Hate U Give” & the Power of the YA Genre

On this day in 2018, The Hate U Give was released in theaters. An emotional portrait of the impacts of police brutality on one young woman, The Hate U Give was based on the impactful young adult novel of the same name by Angie Thomas. It was Angie’s commitment to telling stories such as this one, and representing experiences like her own, that made this world-shifting film happen. read more.


Watch at Home: ‘The Hate U Give’ and More from Female Filmmakers

Amandla Stenberg stars in Twentieth Century Fox’s THE HATE U GIVE.

FF2 Media’s new “Watch at Home” columns list the new films written and/or directed by women filmmakers that are newly available each week on DVD, Video On Demand &/or streaming services.

Here are the new films written and/or directed by women filmmakers now available at home as of 12/18/18 (with links to FF2 Media reviews posted the week of their theatrical release):

  • The Hate U Give – Audrey Wells (writer)
  • Let the Corpses Tan – Hélène Cattet (co-director/co-writer)
  • Loophole – Jenni Ivers (director)
  • Summer ’03 – Becca Gleason (writer/director)
  • TransMilitary – Fiona Dawson (co-director)
  • What They Had – Elizabeth Chomko (writer/director)


This week’s selection could have gone in any three directions between The Hate U Give, Summer ’03, and What They Had.… read more.