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BT BUFF 2017: Back to Natural (London Premiere) supported by short doc 'Lon...

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Dr Clare Anyiam-Osigwe BEM hosts with a Q&A following the screenings with the directors of both films and renowned actress Judith Jacob.


LONDON LOCKS (UK) - directed by Aaron Christian

London Locks (UK) is a short documentary that follows six individuals who are pioneering a change in the way young black men and women feel about their hair and personal image. It explores each person's reasoning behind why they decided to grow their deadlocks, what it means to each of them individually and how they see the natural hair movement moving forward as a collective.

Key cast: Marc Hare, Kieran Pharaoh, Ayishat Akanbi, Curtis Essex, Skinny Macho, James Williams.

Running time: 9 minutes


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BACK TO NATURAL (USA) - directed by Gillian Scott-Ward

SYNOPSIS: 'Back to Natural' is a groundbreaking documentary film that takes a shocking and emotional look at the intersection of hair, politics, and identity in Black communities. This documentary is a powerful, thought provoking, call for healing that takes a grass roots approach to exploring the globalized policing of natural black hair. Filmed in New York City, Philadelphia, Paris, And Cape Town, Back to Natural explores universal aspects of the Black experience and the "New" Natural Hair movement. Join us on this journey of discovery and enlightenment while celebrating our history and natural styles that are taking the world by storm.
Natural hair is not a fad; it's a birthright. Find your freedom.

Running time: 69 minutes


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