Monday, March 20, 2017

Black Girl Magic: New Digital Series Celebrates Female Friendship - FORBES

by Lilly Knoepp
Originally published: March 15, 2017
Publisher: forbes.com

Saturday morning swimming in flowered caps. Chatting about their dreams while knitting in their front yard surrounded by succulents. Laying upside down on a couch screaming with their roaming chickens.

These are routine activities for best friends Bekka and Lucy in "I Love Bekka & Lucy," the first digital episodic to ever presented at SXSW.

"I just basically created two girls that got along because I wanted to stop that narrative of female friendships where women are catty or there is tension all the time," said writer and director Rachael Holder, just before the show's premiere on March 13.