May 28 6:30 PM UTC
"Wash Day" and "Bobby Pins and Tear Drops"
Screening of "Wash Day" and "Bobby Pins and Tear Drops" Interview with Kourtney Jackson and Q&A with Nazira Collins About this event Wash Day The act of washing one’s hair and body serves as the touchstone for Wash Day—an intimate exploration into how private, domestic acts such as washing your hair or putting on makeup become a significant re-acquaintance with the body, before and after navigating the politics of one’s outwardly appearance. As they get ready for the day, three young Black women discuss the public perception of their Blackness in its relation to their personal journeys in cultivating a strong sense of self. Director Kourtney Jackson and Bobby Pins and Tear Drops A young black woman learns to build an emotional relationship with her curls. Feelings, thoughts and experiences can be shared through the styles she creates.Director/Starring Nazira Collins Donations will be given to the filmmakers
Fern Film Festival