Updated: Oct 1, 2020

Critics are hailing MISS JUNETEENTH as “a movie for this moment.” That is definitely true, it’s just too bad the moments are so plodding, softening the impact of the tremendously empathetic mother/daughter bond at the heart of Channing Godfrey Peoples directorial debut.

Regardless of that critique, lead actor, Nicole Beharie turns in a quietly restrained award worthy performance as a mother pushing her failures on her daughter to be the beauty pageant winner instead of just listening to what her daughter really wants.

It is currently available on-demand to rent via Amazon, Google, Apple, Vudu and FandangoNow


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