‘Miss Juneteenth’ is the Perfect Summer Film for Summer 2020

The radiant Nicole Beharie in ‘Miss Juneteenth’ (Vertical Entertainment, Sailor Bear and Ley Entertainment)

‘They just don’t make them like that anymore’ seems an odd moviegoing cliché to apply to the newly released “Miss Juneteenth.” When did ‘they’ in the world of movies ever truly apply to black filmmakers in any kind of sustained way, and when did we ever see character-driven films that detailed modern-day black life in immersive style with black females at the center?