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Viola Davis and director Gina Prince-Bythewood on the set of The Woman King.
Viola Davis and director Gina Prince-Bythewood on the set of The Woman King.
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In this exclusive interview, Leandra Engelbrecht sits down with director Gina Prince-Bythewood to talk about the epic film, The Woman King.

Director Gina Prince-Bythewood's work has always turned the gaze on black female characters who are strong, vulnerable and multidimensional; from the pop culture classic Love and Basketball to the Secret Life of Bees, it tells stories outside of stereotypical narratives.

With The Old Guard, Prince-Bythewood became the first black woman to direct a major comic book movie. It broke records in its first four weeks on Netflix in 2020.

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