Breakout filmmaker Nia DaCosta on her debut movie ‘Little Woods,’ her upcoming ‘Candyman’ project with Jordan Peele and the need for diversity behind the camera

By Peter Sblendorio

The director of “Little Woods” is up to big things.

Brooklyn-born movie-maker Nia DaCosta makes her directorial debut with the nuanced drama film about two sisters struggling to survive hardships in rural North Dakota.

The buzzy flick stars Tessa Thompson as Ollie, a woman on probation for sneaking…

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