As the 77th Venice Film Festival has kicked off with social distancing and less star power due to COVID-19. The film festival has given the major contender for the 2021 Oscars season with Regina King’s One Night in Miami. Amazon Prime will be releasing the film on its OTT platform.
Regina King had won her first Academy Award for Barry Jenkins’ “If Beale Street Could Talk.” She works behind the camera in One Night in Miami which revolves around the four men.
In the history of the Academy Award only five women directors could lead their lineup for the best director in its 92-year history. However, the winning of a black woman will be historical . Playwright and screenwriter , Kemp also got the chance to be the first Black screenwriter to be nominated for original and adapted screenplay Oscars this year with Soul and One Night in Miami. Only screenwriter and director Francis Ford Coppola was the last person to be double nominated in both categories in 1974 for “The Conversation” and “The Godfather Part II.”