So Young, So Pretty, So White

Weaving the lives of several compelling men and women from across the globe, So Young, So Pretty, So White is a window into the world of skin bleaching, unveiling what drives people to lighten their skin.

Terence Nance Terence Nance
Director, Producer

Terence Nance was born in Dallas, Texas in what was then referred to as the State-Thomas community. Nance learned personhood there. Nance’s first feature film, AN OVERSIMPLIFICATION... more»

Chanelle Aponte Pearson Chanelle Aponte Pearson
Director, Producer

Chanelle Aponte Pearson is a Bronx-bred, Brooklyn-based filmmaker. In 2015, Chanelle was awarded the euphoria Calvin Klein Spotlight on Women Directors “Live the Dream” grant for the... more»

Michelle Serieux Michelle Serieux
Producer

Michelle Serieux is a Jamaica-based, St. Lucian native filmmaker. In 2012, she won the Royal Bank Of Canada's Emerging Caribbean filmmaker award. Michelle is also the first Caribbean recipient of... more»

Additional Credits

Shawn Peters - DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Dr. Yaba Blay - EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

"So Young, So Pretty, So White weaves verite footage, animation, interviews and family photos to illustrate the stories, aspirations, and challenges of men and women who lighten their skin."

Genre: Documentary