Laptop Cinema Club: THE OLD GUARD
Join WIF for an exciting conversation with Netflix’s THE OLD GUARD director and ReFrame ambassador Gina Prince-Bythewood, moderated by Vulture writer Angelica Jade Bastién. THE OLD GUARD is based on Leandro Fernandez and Greg Rucka’s acclaimed graphic novel and brings Charlize Theron (Bombshell) back in action showcasing exciting combat moves and bone-crunching fight scenes. It’s a gritty, grounded, action-packed story that gives audiences a fresh, slyly humorous, and unique take on immortality.
Thursday, July 16 | 5PM PT
The first 100 attendees will be admitted into the webinar. All other registrants will be redirected to Facebook Live.
About GINA PRINCE-BYTHEWOOD (Director)
Award-winning director/writer/producer Gina Prince-Bythewood is one of the most versatile storytellers working in film and television. Known for her authentic character-driven work, Prince-Bythewood has directed and written such influential feature films as Love & Basketball, The Secret Life of Bees, and Beyond the Lights.
Other recent credits for Prince-Bythewood include the special event series, Shots Fired which she and her husband Reggie Rock Bythewood served as series creators and executive producers. The 10-hour series for Fox, examined the dangerous aftermath of two racially charged shootings in a small Southern town. In addition, Prince-Bythewood directed the pilot for Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger, which launched to strong reviews and viewers, starring breakout actors Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph as two teenagers with newly acquired superpowers who are mysteriously linked to one another.
An advocate for equal representation in film, Prince-Bythewood funds a scholarship for African American students in the film program at UCLA, her alma mater.