Aunjanue Ellis Famous Quotes & Sayings

11 Aunjanue Ellis Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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I don't think that a vote for Barack Obama is a symbolic thing. I think it's much more than that. It's not just a black man. It's not just a feel-good vote. It's the idea of electing someone who really does want to make a difference. Aunjanue Ellis Sayings: I don't think that a vote for Barack Obama is a symbolic thing. I think
I think a film is a failure if it doesn't have an emotional effect. That's the film's failure. Not if it doesn't deliver a message, but if it doesn't have emotional effect or visceral effect. Aunjanue Ellis Sayings: I think a film is a failure if it doesn't have an emotional effect. That's
Black women are supposed to be 'strong,' but the burden of carrying our race and carrying our families adds the pressure. Aunjanue Ellis Sayings: Black women are supposed to be 'strong,' but the burden of carrying our race and
I'm not married, nor do I want to be. I'm the loving kind but not the marrying kind, though I am romantic. Aunjanue Ellis Sayings: I'm not married, nor do I want to be. I'm the loving kind but not
I love playing different characters and things that are challenging. I'm not interested in safety at all. That's what makes me get up in the morning. Aunjanue Ellis Sayings: I love playing different characters and things that are challenging. I'm not interested in safety
Too many people I've loved dearly have left this earth. And some I've lost are still here breathing the same air. That grief can be comparable if not worse in its consumption. Aunjanue Ellis Sayings: Too many people I've loved dearly have left this earth. And some I've lost are
Every role is a potential lover. I ask: Are they someone I want to wake up to in the morning and go to bed with at night? Do they question my assumptions about life? Consume me to distraction? Make my cry, then clown to make me laugh again? If I say yes, then it's all I need. Aunjanue Ellis Sayings: Every role is a potential lover. I ask: Are they someone I want to wake
I think that when a film does its job, it poses questions rather than gives answers. It should act as a frustrating counselor who, at your bidding for advice, says, 'What do you think?' I think that's some of what the culture critic Greg Tate meant by art leaving a 'metaphysical stain.' Aunjanue Ellis Sayings: I think that when a film does its job, it poses questions rather than gives
The roles that I feel I get, or handed to me, or whatever, are not that interesting. I don't think it's a problem that's specific to black women. I think it's a problem that's specific to movie-making in America. Aunjanue Ellis Sayings: The roles that I feel I get, or handed to me, or whatever, are not
Pain doesn't have a face and pain doesn't have a certain way of adjusting. Pain is universal. Aunjanue Ellis Sayings: Pain doesn't have a face and pain doesn't have a certain way of adjusting. Pain
Sitcoms are incredibly limiting. When you do a sitcom and it becomes a signature part for you, it's harder to do something else; but if you do a drama, you can get lost in it and have a role to do other things. Aunjanue Ellis Sayings: Sitcoms are incredibly limiting. When you do a sitcom and it becomes a signature part