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Lena Waithe Explains Her Writing Process for "Queen & Slim"

Clip: 11/26/2019 | 17m 34s Video has closed captioning.

“Queen & Slim" is Emmy award-winning screenwriter Lena Waithe's first script for a feature film. The movie follows a man and woman on a first date who unintentionally kill a police officer at a traffic stop that escalates. Waithe sits down with Alison Stewart to discuss her ambitions and aspirations for "Queen & Slim" and the film's themes of race, trauma and freedom.

Aired: 11/26/19

Rating: NR

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