Rashaad Ernesto Green

New York native Rashaad Ernesto Green‘s latest film, Premature, co-written with the film’s star, Zora Howard, premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival and is now in theaters through IFC Films. Green’s first feature, Gun Hill Road, premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and received nationwide distribution. He was honored with the 2020 Independent Spirit’s Someone to Watch Award and was also nominated for the John Cassavetes Award. In his work, Rashaad encourages people to have an active emotional experience by telling stories that are deeply rooted within the universal human experience.  His films have screened on Netflix, HBO, and at festivals internationally. He’s been supported by Cinereach, Sundance Institute, Tribeca Film Institute, IFP, HBO, NBC, Time Warner, and Warner Bros.


A Different Kind of Black Cinema

By Rashaad Ernesto Green | February 28, 2020

A Different Kind of Black Cinema

Premature’s Rashaad Ernesto Green on why telling a young black love story was a radical act.