Gina Torres

Tayarisha Poe’s — ‘Selah and the Spades’—debut feature is an immersive deep dive into underground societies at a prestigious boarding school —through Black and Brown eyes

Writer-director Tayarisha Poe’s “Selah and the Spades,” currently playing on
Amazon Prime—immerses us in the world of Selah (“Sell-uh” ) Summers
(Lovie Simone), the shrewd and charming senior head of the Spades and one
of five underground factions that absolutely dominate social life at a
prestigious boarding school.