Dee Rees

b. 1976, Nashville, TN, USA

 

 
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mudbound (2017)

Nominated, Academy Awards, Best Cinematography (Rachel Morrison)

Nominated, Academy Awards, Best Supporting Actress (Mary J. Blige)

Nominated, Academy Awards, Best Original Song

Nominated, Academy Awards, Best Adapted Screenplay (Dee Rees and Virgil Williams)

Nominated, Golden Globes, Best Supporting Actress (Mary J. Blige)

Nominated, Golden Globes, Best Original Song

Nominated, Screen Actors Guild Awards, Outstanding Performance by a cast

Nominated, Screen Actors Guild Awards, Outstanding Performance by a female in a supporting role (Mary J. Blige)

Winner, Film Independent Spirit Awards, Robert Altman Award

Note: Dee Rees is the first Black woman to be nominated for an Academy Award for writing since Suzanne de Passe in 1973 for Lady Sings the Blues

 

 
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BEssie (2015)

Winner, Emmy, Outstanding Television Movie
Winner, Emmy, Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series, Movie or a Special
Winner, Emmy, Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited Series or Movie
Winner, Emmy, Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Limited Series or a Movie

 

Winner, Screen Actors Guild Award (Queen Latifah)

Winner, Directors Guild of America Award

Nominated, Golden Globe Award, Best Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television (Queen Latifah)

 

 
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pariah (2011)

Winner, Film Independent Spirit Awards, John Cassavetes Award

Winner, Sundance Film Festival Best Cinematography Award (Bradford Young)

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