10 Black Female Directors Making Major Moves

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Gina Prince-Bythewood, creator of the new FOX series “Shots Fired” talks during a Q&A, after the screening of her show, as part of the National Assciation of Black Journalists (NABJ), and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) joint conference, in Washington, on August 5, 2016. (Photo by Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Gina Prince-Bythewood

Gina Prince-Bythewood is the directorial force behind some of our favorite movies from the 2000s, including “Dissapearing Acts,” “Love & Basketball,” “The Secret Life of Bees,” and “Beyond the Lights.” The 48-year-old is currently adapting Roxane Gay’s novel, “An Untamed State,” into a feature film. And this past year, she and her husband, film director and writer Reggie Rock Bythewood, created the 10-part Fox drama series “Shots Fired.”

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