Friday, March 11, 2011

Good Hair-V's-My Nappy roots - screening - 26th March

Afro Hair CelebrationSaturday 26 March, 3:45pm @ Rio Cinema, Dalston Kingsland (Rail)
The controversial documentary (Good Hair vs. My Nappy Roots) for one show only + Panel discussion

Exploration of how black women adjust their self-images to world they live in faced with messages coming from the media and beauty industry.

The Ultimate documentary on black hair that reveals the significance and pride of African hairstyles prior to the first arrival of enslaved Africans to America; the cultural and social struggle that created the billion dollar ethnic hair care industry-that exist today.
My Nappy ROOTS tells its story largely through the voices people who were, and are, instrumental in the changes that have influenced the cultural images, aesthetics and behavior of Black Americans. Filmmakers Regina Kimbell and Jay Bluemke assemble a world-class line-up of celebrities such as Vivica A. Fox, Patti LaBelle, Ella Joyce and Malcolm-Jamal Warner to name a few.

My Nappy roots, A Journey Through Black Hair-ritage

Director: by Regina Kimbell

Venue: Rio Cinema (Dalston, Kingsland)

Price: £7.00 / £5.50 concs & Under 15's

Time: 3.45pm

Date: Saturday, 26 March

Genre: Drama, 80min, USA,2006 English

Booking: 020 7241 9410  - Online Booking

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