Regina King recently made history. She’s the first African American female director whose film was selected for the Venice Film Festival in annual events 87th-year history. “One night in Miami” is King’s debuts directorial which premiered Monday.
Regina described the film as a love letter to a black man. The film features actors portraying legendary activists such as Malcolm x, Muhammad Ali, Sam Cook, and football player Jim Brown.
King has been a very busy woman for the past few years. She won an Oscar in 2018 for her incredible role in the movie “If Beale Street could talk.” She’s also inked a deal with Netflix this year. Although the actress is 49 years of age, she stated that she feels like she’s just getting started.
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