Angela is a braid stylist to the stars. Wayne and Cyndia are the leading junior stylists at the UK’s biggest chain of Afro hair salons. George and Apple are a Thai couple obsessed with Afro hair. Michael is Birmingham’s leading Afro stylist who is out to beat the all-powerful London salons. Afro-Saxons is a sharp and funny observational documentary that follows all of these stylists as they enter the Black Beauty and Hair awards – the biggest Afro hair competition in the UK.
Chris Roc’s new movie Good Hair explores the myth of long, straight hair, beauty, and black self identification. Beauty is an ongoing conversation in the black community, but to outsiders like Koreans , Black beauty is more about taking profits from our notions of beauty and placing it anywhere but our communities CNN Black in America CNN touches on the stereotypes and what black women go through with their hair.
Good Hair ” Official Trailer [ 2009 ] When Chris Rocks daughter, Lola, came up to him crying and asked, Daddy, how come I dont have good hair? the bewildered comic committed himself to search the ends of the earth and the depths of black culture to find out who had put that question into his little girl’s head! Director Jeff Stilsons camera followed the funnyman, and the result is Good Hair, a wonderfully insightful and entertaining, yet remarkably serious, documentary about African American hair culture.An exposé of comic proportions that only Chris Rock could pull off, Good Hair visits hair salons and styling battles, scientific laboratories, and Indian temples to explore the way black hairstyles impact the activities, pocketbooks, sexual relationships, and self-esteem of black people.
Korean Takeover of the Black Hair Industry This documentary reveals the real story behind the African-American (Black) Haircare products industry. Who controls this industry? It’s not who you think… see this documentary and you’ll see who’s really making money in the African-American (Black)Haircare products industry.Did you know that African-American women make up 7% of the U.S. population but purchase 70% of the wigs and fake hair in the U.S.?
Afro-Saxons Trailer (2008)