New & Noteworthy: 'Passing,' Dismantling Prisons, and More | Sojourners

New & Noteworthy: 'Passing,' Dismantling Prisons, and More

Three culture recommendations from our editors.
A black and white photo of two women wearing 1920s era outfits and carrying flowers
From Passing / Picture Films

Shifting Identity

Adapted from Nella Larsen’s 1929 novel, Passing explores a Harlem Renaissance-era relationship between two reunited childhood friends, one of whom now passes as white while the other lives as a Black woman. The black-and-white film, which debuted at Sundance, moved to Netflix on Nov. 10. Picture Films.

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