This week on Geek Girl Riot we talk about the movie WAVES and share a special Q&A with the cast and crew.
WAVES + The Legend of Hei WAVES is a deeply affecting movie about a black family and how they react to pressure in different ways. Sherin and Julian recently attended a screening of the film at the Warner Bros. Theater at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. They break down the story, filmmaking, and soundtrack, which work together beautifully to make WAVES shine. Sherin says of the film: “What’s most affecting about WAVES is how slice-of-life it is, and how deeply that knife can cut.”
WAVES Q&A Following the screening of WAVES, Sherin and Julian attended a Q&A with the film’s stars Sterling K. Brown,Kelvin Harrison Jr., and Taylor Russell along with writer/director Trey Edward Shults. Moderated by Joshua DuBois, the cast and crew share how they used personal stories to apply to the film, what it was like making such a layered piece of art, and why it’s so important to create safe spaces for young people to learn and grow. Go see WAVES in theaters tomorrow (read our review).
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