After straightening her natural hair behind her mother’s back, Maybelline a 14-year old Brooklyn teen who experiences the pressure of looking beautiful must decide rather remain straight or return to her natural state.
The story of a group of students retracing their history through the Underground Railroad, Jim Crow, and Mass Incarceration in order to provide reparations to their future selves. An unbelievable story told through HipHopED and using hip hop as praxis. A fast paced, informative, opinion piece tha...
After multiple encounters with her bully and a little academic inspiration, an African-American teen girl ﬁnally stands up for herself against classmates that question her cultural identity.
Press and Industry screening only.
Private Watch Party August 12th, 2020 @ 4:30pm
Oreo, a label given in the African-American/Latino community, is defined by Urban Dictionary as "a person who 'acts white' because of the way they dress, talk, or act." This documentary examines the definition of "code-switching" and what it means to be "safe black."