The Souls of Black Girls
Director Daphne Valerius, 2008, USA, English, cert. tbc
An award-winning provocative news documentary that raises the question of whether or not women of colour may be suffering from a self-image disorder as a result of trying to attain the standards of beauty that are celebrated in media images.
Director Shari Petti, 2017, Trinidad and Tobago, English, cert. PG
People with kinky/curly hair have been the butt of every hair joke for centuries. From discrimination to lost opportunities, these issues tend to take a toll on the lives of “naturals” around the globe. Sorf Hair explores the natural-hair experience in Trinidad and Tobago as people from all walks of life and with different hair textures reveal their stories and challenges.