This South African short film highlights the struggles that young African girls experience grappling with their natural hair.
This short film highlighting the struggles that young African girls experience grappling with their tightly coiled, kinky hair is now available to stream on Amazon Prime, Shadow And Act reports.
Hair That Moves, written and directed by Yolanda Keabetswe Mogatusi, tells the story of Buhle, a young girl who embarks on a journey to transform herself to look like her favorite pop star.
The film was recently acquired by Gravitas Ventures and was produced in conjunction with Focus Features, a division of NBCUniversal and the National Film and Video Foundation. Hair That Moves was also selected to be screened at the FiSahara Film Festival, the 20th anniversary of the Zanzibar International Film Festival and the San Antonio International Film Festival, Shadow And Act adds.
Check out the trailer for Hair That Moves, which will be developed into a feature film, below. Watch it free (with an Amazon Prime membership) here.