Gabourey Sidibe

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2012

    Push author Sapphire discusses The Kid

    In her 1996 novel Push, Sapphire ventured into the profoundly dark territory of a young black girl's experience growing up in late '80s Harlem. The book dealt with the difficult topics of incest, rape, AIDS, illiteracy, poverty and violence toward infants, yet none of this prevented the 2009 film ad ... More >>

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    February 2, 2010

    Precious nominations put Colorado in Oscar spotlight

    Gary Magness and Lee Daniels share a "Precious" moment at the Denver Film Festival.​This year's Oscar nominations are out, and Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire earned six nods, including Best Actress (Gabourey Sidibe), Best Supporting Actress (Mo'Nique), Best Editing, Best Adapt ... More >>

  • Film

    November 19, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    Opening night at the Starz Denver Film Festival: Dialed down but still Precious

    "Precious" director Lee Daniels got emotional. Not fake emotional. Real emotional.​It's been a tough year for the Denver Film Society. Not only has the economy wreaked havoc on the organization, necessitating shortened hours of operation, but internal turmoil boiled over in June, when executiv ... More >>