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an oversimplification of her beauty in select theaters now. a film by terence nance

April 26, 2013

AN OVERSIMPLIFICATION OF HER BEAUTY is directed by Terence Nance, and presented by Jay-Z and Wyatt Cenac. It features music from artists like Janelle Monae and Flying Lotus. Since its premiere at last year’s Sundance Film Festival, it has become an audience favorite and gone on to screen with MoMA, the San Francisco International Film Festival, the Los Angeles Film Festival, and many more. Explosively creative and utilizing a tapestry of live action and various styles of animation, AN OVERSIMPLIFICATION OF HER BEAUTY documents the relationship between Terence and a beautiful young woman (Namik Minter) as it teeters on the divide between platonic and romantic. IN SELECT THEATERS NOW.

NEW YORK TIMES REVIEW

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