Hair Politics

TYWLS students explore their relationships with their hair and pre-existing standards of beauty.

Cast & Crew

School: The Young Women’s Leadership School, Queens in partnership with Community Word Project

Teaching Artist: Nikyatu Jusu


Co-Teachers: Ibi Zoboi, Community Word Project and Monique Blanding, TYWLS Queens

Filmmakers: Kayla Comri, Emily Bamdhanie, Mehnaz Chowdury, Kerianne Edwards, Sarah Rampersad, Talya Joachim, Keisha Rose, Gabrielle Chenault, Ariana Smith, Miele Alexandar, Alisha Moreno, Jennifer Ulcero and Asmi Lal

Genre: Documentary