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‘The Inspection’ Writer-Director Elegance Bratton on Making Films With “Radical and Defiant Empathy”

Elegance Bratton, writer-director of A24’s The Inspection and the inaugural recipient of NewFest’s Breakthrough Queer Visionary Award, says the cast and crew were “fighting the elements” during the filming of his narrative directorial debut about a young Black gay man who joins the Marines under the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy. “We were shooting in […]

‘The Inspection’ Review: Jeremy Pope Is Stellar in Elegance Bratton’s Stirring Account of His Experience as a Gay Marine

Jeremy Pope stars with Gabrielle Union, Bokeem Woodbine and Raúl Castillo in Elegance Bratton's autobiographical drama of a resilient spirit rising above entrenched homophobia.