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‘Nuclear Family’ Director Ry Russo-Young on Examining Meaning of Family and Gay Parenthood in the ’90s

Ry Russo-Young’s three-part HBO documentary Nuclear Family was something she “resisted the idea of making” for a while because she “didn’t want to make a me-and-my-problems documentary.” But once the director of such features as The Sun Is Also a Star and Before I Fall decided to tackle it, it was a time of “total […]

HBO’s ‘Nuclear Family’: TV Review

Filmmaker Ry Russo-Young ('The Sun Is Also a Star'), the daughter of two lesbians, revisits the paternity lawsuit that upended her childhood in a three-part documentary series.

Ry Russo-Young Talks Directing Immigrant Romance in ‘The Sun Is Also a Star’

Director Ry Russo-Young discusses her passion for the adaptation of Nicola Yoon’s The Sun Is Also a Star, a young adult romance about first generation Americans.

‘The Sun Is Also a Star’: Film Review

Yara Shahidi and Charles Melton play star-crossed lovers in 'The Sun Is Also a Star,' Ry Russo-Young’s YA-inspired drama.

‘Before I Fall’: Film Review | Sundance 2017

Zoey Deutch plays a popular high-school girl who is compelled to live the same day over and over in 'Before I Fall,' Ry Russo-Young's adaptation of Lauren Oliver's YA novel.