Presented by Princeton's Brazil LAB
A moving exploration of the racism black women experience daily. The discovery of an ancestral power emerges from their natural hair. An exercise of self-representation and empowerment.
With english subtitles
Followed by a discussion with Yasmin Thayná, Pedro Meira Monteiro, Cecilia Palmer, Andy Alfonso and Verónica Carchedi.
Yasmin Thayná is an award-winning filmmaker and activist. She directed “Batalhas,” on the first funk spectacle performed at the Municipal Theater of Rio de Janeiro, and “Afrotranscendence,” on Afro-Brazilian artists. She is the founder of Afrolix and a researcher at the Institute for Technology and Society of Rio de Janeiro.