World Lens — Week in Review: June 19

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Black British Actress Gets Breakthrough Lead Role

Britain is abuzz over the new movie Fast Girls, which features a Black female lead. It is a rarity for British film.

"It's a huge thing for me to have such a strong female cast," lead actress Lenora Crichlow told the BBC. "For me as a black British woman it's so important."

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