Queen Sugar (2016-)  imdb rss

The series follows the life of two sisters, Nova Bordelon and Charley Bordelon, who, with her teenage son Micah moves to the heart of Louisiana to claim an inheritance from her recently departed father - an 800-acre sugarcane farm.

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Queen Sugar: Copper Sun  Season 2, Episode 15

Is anyone else here watching this beautifully filmed, perfectly acted, funny, sad and intelligent soap from Ava "my Wrinkle In Time movie is coming out this March" DuVernay? The 15th and penultimate episode of the 2nd season about the cane-farming Bordelon siblings (a season just as captivating, heart-wrenching and...ok....soapy as the first) finds the clan in the midst of multiple personal and business crises all coming to a head at once. All episodes this season have again been directed by women. [more inside]
posted by mediareport on Nov 9 at 8:46 PM - 2 comments

Queen Sugar: Thy Will Be Done  Season 1, Episode 3

Charley, Nova and Ralph Angel learn the contents of their father's will and contemplate running the farm together or selling it. (Episode directed by Neema Barnette) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Sep 18, 2016 at 1:56 PM - 0 comments

Queen Sugar: Evergreen  Season 1, Episode 2

The siblings plan the funeral, but Charley and Nova disagree about how best to honor their father; and Ralph Angel and Aunt Violet are at odds over whether it's ok for his young son to attend the funeral service. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Sep 18, 2016 at 12:02 PM - 2 comments

Queen Sugar: First Things First  Season 1, Episode 1

The premiere of the series about estranged siblings who come together to save their family's ailing sugarcane farm in Louisiana. (Adapted for television by Ava DuVernay from the novel by Natalie Baszile) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Sep 17, 2016 at 3:34 PM - 7 comments