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Record: Mirror Lied, The


Mirror Lied, The

Video Call Number: Location:
1013 Biddle Law Library

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Filmakers Library

Year: Running Time: Format:
0:27 VHS


How does a young African American woman deal with the ideals of feminine beauty imposed by a white society? This film shows the struggle of the filmmakers fifteen-year-old sister, Jantre, to accept her appearance. Though she spends an hour each day trying to tame her unruly hair, she never feels attractive. In a bold move to challenge her classmates standards, Jantre goes to school with her hair in its natural fullness.


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