Cultural Capital: Hair Love

Date:
Sunday, February 23, 2020
Time:
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location:
National Museum of Women in the Arts
1250 New York Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20005

Join us for a screening of the Oscar nominated short film Hair Love (7 min.), followed by a conversation with the film’s writer and director, Matthew Cherry. Hair Love centers around the relationship between an African American father, Stephen, his daughter, Zuri, and her hair. This story was born out of a lack of representation in mainstream animated projects and a desire to promote hair love amongst young men and women of color.

Following the conversation, enjoy a small reception and book signing with Cherry; copies of the Hair Love children’s book, based off of the film, will be available for purchase.

Registration is required. Seating is limited and registration does not guarantee your seat(s). Registered guests will be seated on a first-come, first-served basis. Open seats will be given to guests on standby beginning at 3:55 p.m.

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