Quick Pics: Janelle Monáe Hosts ‘Queen & Slim’ Screening with Lena Waithe

Lena Waithe and Janelle MonáeBen Shmikler/AB Images LLC

Lena Waithe wrote Queen & Slim that stars Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith and opens November 27th.

On November 13th, singer, actor, and activist Janelle Monáe hosted a screening of the highly anticipated film Queen & Slim at WME in Los Angeles. The film was written by Lena Waithe, and she joined Monáe for a Q&A following the screening.

Gabrielle Union and Lena WaitheBen Shmikler/AB Images LLC

Tastemakers, including Gabrielle Union, Dwyane Wade, Terrence J, and actor Damson Idris, attended the screening to see stars Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith in action.

Lena Waithe and Janelle MonáeBen Shmikler/AB Images LLC

Queen & Slim opens in theaters on November 27th, just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

Terrence J, Lena Waithe, Janelle Monáe, and Damson IdrisBen Shmikler/AB Images LLC

Dwyane Wade, Lena Waithe, and Gabrielle UnionBen Shmikler/AB Images LLC

Terrence J and Damson IdrisBen Shmikler/AB Images LLC

Lena Waithe and Janelle MonáeBen Shmikler/AB Images LLC

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