Afternoon Tea Talk: Gabourey Sidibe Purchase Tickets
This audience favorite program returns to NFF! Join Oscar®-nominated actress Gabourey Sidibe (Empire, Precious) as she presents her directorial debut, followed by a lively, moderated conversation accompanied by tea and treats.
The Tale of Four
Director: Gabourey Sidibe | Writers: Ayanna McMichael, Kia Perry | Producers: Lisa Cortes, Shannon Gibson | USA / 2017 / 17 min / Narrative
This multi-layered story inspired by Nina Simone’s “Four Women” spans one day in the lives of four different women connected by their quest for love, agency and redemption. Featuring Jussie Smollett (Empire) and Ledisi.
Gabourey Sidibe’s directorial debut is part of Refinery29’s Shatterbox Anthology short film series, which works to cultivate and spotlight the voices of women behind the camera, in order to provide emerging female filmmakers with the support to realize their creative vision.